The Prevalence of Hypertension: Role of Hereditary in Young and Obesity in all
Anand Narendra Shukla*, Tarun Madan, Bhavesh M Thakkar, Meena Parmar and Komal Shah
U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, INDIA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Shukla A N
U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Center
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, INDIA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 07, 2014; Accepted Date: June 28, 2014; Published Date: July 01, 2014
Citation: Shukla AN, Madan T, Thakkar BM, Parmar M, Shah K (2014) The Prevalence of Hypertension: Role of Hereditary in Young and Obesity in all. J Hypertens 3:156. doi:10.4172/2167-1095.1000156
Copyright: © 2014 Shukla AN, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The epidemiology study was done to evaluate the prevalence and contributing factors for hypertension in western Indian. Total 3629 patients eligible for study; overall prevalence of hypertension was 26% and approximately 10% in younger (<40 yrs) age group. The obesity and sedentary life style plays important role in development of hypertension in overall population while family history of hypertension and obesity influence in younger.