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Call to Make Youth Free from Risks of Hypertension and Heart Diseases

Call to Make Youth Free from Risks of Hypertension and Heart Diseases

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The prevalence of hypertension and heart diseases among youths in Bangladesh is increasing alarmingly. Consumption of unhealthy and trans-fat-laden food, lifestyles lacking sports and physical activities, tobacco use and obesity, etc. are reasons behind the increased risks of such diseases among youths. Speakers shared this information today on Saturday, 13 August 2022 at a webinar titled “Hypertension, Heart Diseases and Our Youths” marking International Youth Day 2022 organized by research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) with support from Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI). It was informed at the webinar that hypertension causes increased risks of heart diseases and related mortalities. It is quite alarming that one in every five adults in Bangladesh has...