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Tuesday, August 09, 2022

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Are frequent naps linked to increased blood pressure, stroke risk?

July 28, 2022 1:39 pm

"After the age of 60, usual napping was associated with 10 per cent higher risk of high blood pressure compared to those who reported never napping,” according to a recently released study

These four food items can help control high blood pressure; find out

June 01, 2022 6:02 pm

Foods like spinach, kale and lettuce are high in potassium, magnesium and calcium, and can be added to the diet, suggests nutritionist Nmami Agarwal

World Hypertension Day 2022: Five restorative yoga poses for high blood pressure

May 16, 2022 3:19 pm

Holistic practices like yoga, meditation, and mindfulness, help handle stress in a productive and effective manner.

IPL 2022 auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses due to postural hypotension; all you need to know about the condition

February 12, 2022 5:11 pm

"Postural hypotension or orthostatic hypotension is basically a form of medical condition where the blood pressure of the patient suddenly comes down," Dr Bhupesh Kumar said

Winter special: Know the many health benefits having turnip or shalgam

January 28, 2022 12:47 pm

"Here’s your turnip 101: The health benefits of turnip will make you love this veggie," said nutritionist Lovneet Batra

Health benefits of soaking up the sun, and how much exposure is safe

January 16, 2022 9:22 pm

While the right amount of sun exposure depends on skin type, age, health, diet, and where you live, a general 5-15 minutes is great if you want to reap multiple benefits.

Zumba vs aerobics: Know the benefits to decide which suits you best

August 25, 2021 5:10 pm

"Zumba and aerobics, both help in improving your quality of life with better body vitals and social life as you’ll meet new people and expand your social circle during the online/offline group classes," said Amaresh Ojha, business head, RoundGlass Gympik

Number of people with hypertension doubled worldwide in 30 years: Lancet study

August 25, 2021 2:08 pm

Despite being straightforward to diagnose and relatively easy to treat with low-cost drugs, nearly half of people with hypertension worldwide in 2019 were unaware of their condition, the researchers said.

Keep your blood pressure under control with watermelon slush (recipe inside)

June 25, 2021 1:24 pm

According to dietitian Lavleen Kaur, watermelon is rich in three blood-pressure supporting nutrients: L-citrulline, lycopene and potassium

Why timely treatment of non-Covid ailments is important amid pandemic

June 01, 2021 7:12 pm

“It is the need of the hour that people should seek immediate medical care instead of neglecting or delaying the treatment, said Dr Roy Patankar, gastroenterologist and director, Zen Multispeciality Hospital, Chembur