Ldl cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes on the rise in India, warns report


While alcohol use and thyroid problems among Indians appear to have declined over the past year, a new health report described spikes in blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, although fitness and health became a nationwide area of ​​interest during the COVID-19 lockdown.

According to the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Score, every second Indian belongs to either the “High Risk” or “Borderline” category. This is a massive 12 percent improvement over the previous year when 62 percent of Indians fell into the “unhealthy” category.

According to GOQii’s latest India Fit Report 2021, the majority of people can get well with just a few lifestyle adjustments. The reduction in commute times and lockdown likely allowed Indians to focus more on their health and boost their immune systems. From a gender perspective, men are healthier compared to women. From an age-related perspective, the younger generation is unhealthy compared to the older generation.