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Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 2019; 53(3s):s399-s403
Original Article | doi:10.5530/ijper.53.3s.112

The Role of Lifestyle Choices Among Female Patients for Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

Authors and affiliation (s):

Vinay Krishna1, Pranay Wal2,*, Umeshwar Pandey1, Ankita Wal2, Pinki Rawat1 , Vivek Kumar1

1LPS Institute of Cardiology, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA.

2Department of Pharmacy, Pranveer Singh Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA.


Objectives: There was limited data available regarding the effect of daily lifestyle choices in female patients suffering from Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). It had been found that lifestyle played a critical role in the prevention of CAD. It was evident that risk of CAD could be reduced by modifying lifestyle factors like physical activity, drinking, smoking, food, sleep patterns, etc. These were the most effective approaches to strengthen lifestyle factors. Methodology: Women from various occupational groups having CAD were selected, the total number being 109. All these patients were subjected to a routine family history of other diseases. Individual of age below 20 years were excluded from our survey. Results: The research comprised lifestyle improvement surveys which purpose was to tutor female patients regarding knowledge of the disease, their food quality, increasing physical activity, enhancing sleep patterns and leaving smoking and drinking cessations. Conclusion: It was concluded that these lifestyle choices reduce risk factors associated with CAD in female patients. A healthy diet, moderate alcohol and smoke cessations, at least 30 min of physical activity, significant sleep patterns, etc should be undertaken regularly.

Key words: Coronary artery disease, Lifestyle, Physical activity, Smoking, Drinking.



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