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What casues NCDs

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What causes NCDs

What causes NCDs?

The four main NCDs are caused, to a large extent, by 4 unhealthy behaviours, or risk factors: tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol. These unhealthy behaviours lead to 4 key metabolic/biological changes that increase the risk of NCDs: raised blood pressure, overweight/obesity, high blood glucose levels/diabetes, and hyperlipidemia (high levels of fat in the blood).