In this fast running life of today’s world, we have often seen people in their 40s suffer from several heart diseases and even heart failure.
While many blame it to the unhealthy lifestyle, these heart failures are also the result of hypertension, obesity and diabetes.
However, keeping these three conditions at bay can eventually result in longer life says a research.
Accorsing to a study, hypertension, obesity and diabetes between the afe of 45-55 years, if controlled can reduce the rish of heart failure by 86 percent.
Reportedly, diabetic patients are tend to have shorter heart failure-free survival to those with diabetes who lived on average of about 8.6 to 10.6 years longer.
"The study adds to the understanding of how individual and aggregate risk factor levels, specifically in middle age, affect incident heart failure risk over the remaining lifespan," said John T. Wilkins from the Northwestern University at Evanston, in Illinois, in the US.
Interestingly, the research is validated for both men and women.
Men at age 45 years without any of the three risk factors lived an average of 10.6 years longer free of heart failure, while women at age 45 without any of the three risk factors lived an average of 14.9 years longer without heart failure.
Prevention of hypertension, obesity and diabetes by ages 45 and 55 years may substantially prolong heart failure-free survival, decrease heart failure-related morbidity and reduce the public health impact of heart failure, the researchers noted.
The study was published in the journal JACC: Heart Failure.
(With IANS Inputs)