People living away from green areas prone to cardiovascular diseases: Study

People living away from green areas prone to cardiovascular diseases: Study

People devoid of green living spaces for long duration can be prone to issues like Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, as confirmed by a recently conducted study.

This study, which shall soon be a part of the popular journal named Journal of Public Health states that air pollution is closely linked with an enhanced risk for high-mortality conditions like stroke, heart disease, as well as type-2 diabetes.

Among residents of developing countries, several cardiovascular issues have been noted to be the major cause of sudden death. Metabolic syndrome and Hypertension are main causes that lead to cardiovascular issues. Further, metabolic syndrome is associated with elevated level of blood pressure, abdominal obesity, as well as high blood sugar levels.

These issues are closely associated with higher risk for health conditions. The prime causes for these disorders can be complex with close relation to lifestyle, genetic factors, traffic noise, neighbourhood quality, and residential housing area. Researchers involved in this study investigated the relation between long-term exposure and air pollution in the ambience. With regards to green spaces, the place that were close to major roads, more cases for hypertension were noted. These particular associations were noted to be prevalent among people that lived in multifamily houses or private spaces.


After being a professional journalist for 5 years and understanding the ups and downs of health care sector all over the world, Rahul shifted his focus to the digital world. Today, he works as a contributor for Your Health Support with a knack for covering general health news in the best possible format.

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