10 leading causes of death in India

Ischemic heart disease stands as the leading cause of death in India, reflecting the significant burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) nationwide. Factors such as urbanization, sedentary lifestyles, tobacco use, unhealthy diets, and rising stress levels contribute to the high prevalence of IHD. IHD symptoms typically include chest pain or discomfort (angina), which may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness in the chest. Other common symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue, nausea, and pain or discomfort in the neck, jaw, throat, back, or arms. Symptoms may vary in intensity and duration.

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