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11 Lifestyle Diseases You Should Take Seriously

  By posted Sep 16th 2012
Healthy Living

Communicable diseases like malaria, cholera and polio have become manageable due to recent advancements in medicines. However a new breed of diseases has developed, called ‘Lifestyle diseases’ such as heart disease, some cancers and diabetes, which are no longer a problem just in wealthy nations. Globally 14.2 million people between the ages of 30-69 years die prematurely each year from these diseases. These diseases have emerged as bigger killers than infectious or heridetary ones. Risk factors for these diseases include tobacco use, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity. Today we will take look at the most common lifestyle diseases that you need to take seriously. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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