Dr D B Pahlajani of Breach Candy Hospital says Mumbaikars stand the highest risk of heart disease because of our high paced lifestyle.
..."25 per cent of all my patients who have an angiography or angioplasty are below the age of 40," says Dr Pahlajani, who is also consultant cardiologist and chairman of Academy of Cardiology, Mumbai, and part of the team that performed the first cardiac angioplasty in India.
Now, many angioplasties later, Dr Pahlajani
says that the risks have multiplied and no one is feeling it more than the young professional."We are genetically disposed to retain more harmful fat and in addition to this, we continue to fill ourselves with fat and salt and don't exercise," he