May 14, 2011

Children can affected by heart disease since 9 years

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GladChild: Heart disease was able suffered by the children, the doctors in Sweden found that children can be affected by heart disease since the age of 9 years.

Children at risk of contracting heart disease is not just a body fat because of obesity but also underweight.

Although not overweight, children who work everyday just to watch TV and rarely physical activity can be heart disease since the age of 9 years.

The risk of children affected by heart disease is due to lack of physical activity in children. As a result, maximum oxygen consumption by the body not being met, Subsequent effect if a little oxygen consumption can affect various organ functions.

Children who are diligent physical activity on average consume oxygen as much as 41.7 ml/min/kg body weight. While children who rarely move only able to consume 35.7 41.7 ml/min/kg body weight. These differences affect the overall function of organs including the heart rhythm.

The latest research was conducted in Skane University Hospital, Sweden. The study, led by Dr. Tina Tahna and published in the journal Acta Paediatrica enrolled 123 boys and 100 girls aged between 9 to 10 years.

In addition to measured body mass index, children were also observed their physical activity by installing various equipment including Electro Cardiograph (ECG) to record heart rhythms In addition researchers also; attach an accelerometer to measure physical activity of participants.

Results for 4 consecutive days to find the influence of a lack of exercise on heart disease risk remains high even though the children are not overweight.

In addition to visits from oxygen consumption, blood test results also showed that lack of exercise cause unhealthy blood composition.

This study shows the clinical relationship between lacks of physical activity with risk factors for heart disease in children increased to 11 percent, said Dr Tahna as quoted by the ScienceDaily.

The study also reveals the addition of activity for 20 minutes each day has a significant influence in reduce the risk of heart disease. But most health experts recommend the kids have to perform physical activity at least 60 minutes a day.

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