2019, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part APages: 18-21
Lifestyle disorders, prevalence, its preventive aspects and management in unani system of medicine: A review
Sayeed Hassan, K Md. F Rahiman Siddiqui, WM Sarfaraz Nawaz and Dilawer Baig
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Lifestyle Disorder (LSD) is a common problem among higher society. It affects both genders. Prevalence of LSD is more common among older age. The incidence of lifestyle diseases like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and overweight/obesity associated with cardiovascular diseases is high on the rise. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) continue to be the major cause of mortality representing about 30 per cent of all deaths worldwide. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially cardiovascular diseases, cancers and type 2 diabetes mellitus, account for 53 and 44% of all deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) respectively. Asbab-e-Sitta Zarooriya (six obligatory factors) are the proficient causes which are either directly or indirectly responsible for the preservation or transition of existing health.