Many, upon turning 40, feel as if they have achieved most of what they have hoped for in life – a stable career, good home, happy family and better health.
However, they forget that such joys in life could easily be destroyed once illness strikes, particularly if it were silent, non-communicable diseases.
Such diseases, also known as lifestyle diseases, have become a major health concern in the country. Malaysians of older age have routinely become diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity.
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