Stress And Multiple Risk Factors Of Cardiovascular Diseases. Is There A Link Between Them?

Authors

  • Khalida Soomro
  • Ghulam Hussain Baloch
  • Shafique Bughio
  • Qamar Baloch
  • Nazir A. Memon

Keywords:

Stress And Multiple Risk Factors Of Cardiovascular Diseases. Is There A Link Between Them?

Abstract

Method:

Subjects of this comparative study were ref erred to Agha Khan Diagnostic Centre Hyderabad, from the T&T Department for Medical evaluation and treatment from July 1991 to Nov. 1994. The study group comprised Telephone Operators who were HypertZnsives served as active subjects and family history.

Discussion:

According to Tom Pickening 1990, “The role of mental stress in the development of Hypertension  remain uncertain. Its effects are likely to Depend on interaction of at least three factors:

1. The nature of stressor,
2. Its perception by individual, and
3. The individual’s physiological susceptibility.

Conclusion:
Following findings were higher in our study group.
1) Incidence of HBP
2) Average Blood Pressure
3)DM
4) Coronary Heart Disease
5) Cholesterol Triglycerides LDL
6) Cortisol
7) Fibrinogen level

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