Heart Diseases: The Heart Disease Epidemic in India
Cardiovascular disease is a broad topic; it includes several sub categories of heart diseases. But on the whole, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer for Indians. This is a 21st century phenomenon that is a direct result of our unhealthy eating habits and lifestyle changes. Cardiovascular disease tops the list of non communicable disease globally. It is estimated that by 2020, India will see five million succumbing to cardiovascular disease.