10 Interesting Facts about Heart Attacks

4. Urban lifestyle could contribute to heart attacks.

People living in urban areas are more prone to heart problems including heart attack as they are greatly exposed to heavy traffic and the air pollution created by it. According to various studies you may double the risk of heart problems by living in urban areas; regardless of whether you use public transport, drive your own car, or use your bike for transportation throughout the region. It has also been observed through various researches that people living near major roads are at twice the risk of developing problems with cardio than the people living away from these roads. So in order to avoid such risks one should change his/her lifestyle especially while living in urban areas.

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