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World Hypertension Day 2022: Six signs of high blood pressure you shouldn't ignore

May 17, 2022 1:59 pm

If you detect these symptoms, it is suggested to seek treatment right away as "ignoring these signs and symptoms can lead to major problems later in life", Dr Shuchin Bajaj said

Study says eating this food item daily can help manage high blood pressure; find out here

December 10, 2021 6:14 pm

As per World Health Organization, hypertension or elevated blood pressure is a serious medical condition that significantly increases the risks of heart, brain, kidney and other diseases -- and hence it is called a 'silent killer'.

The pandemic has your blood pressure rising? You’re not alone

December 07, 2021 5:47 pm

On Monday, scientists reported that blood pressure measurements of nearly a half-million adults showed a significant rise last year, compared with the previous year.

World Diabetes Day: Importance of controlling blood pressure in diabetics

November 14, 2021 12:10 pm

For diabetics, a lower BP may provide greater protection against stroke, making it imperative to regularly monitor blood pressure along with checking blood sugar levels and making lifestyle changes, says a doctor

As hypertension doubles globally over 30 years, experts stress on monitoring salt intake, stress, weight

August 31, 2021 12:17 pm

According to a Lancet study, hypertension is defined as having "systolic blood pressure 140 mm Hg or greater, diastolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg or greater, or taking medication for hypertension"

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.

World Hypertension Day: Know about its symptoms, warning signs and treatment

May 17, 2021 12:38 pm

The best treatment is to make healthy changes to your lifestyle. One needs to take a step-wise approach beginning with diet, weight loss, and lifestyle changes along with medications

World Hypertension Day: Simple tips to ensure accurate blood pressure measurement

May 17, 2021 5:45 pm

"India has a high prevalence of hypertension with almost one in every three Indian adults above the age of 60 being affected. The estimated prevalence of hypertension in our country is 29.8 per cent," said Dr S N Narasingan

Count on these 5 simple tips to control high blood pressure

February 02, 2021 9:17 am

Make some essential lifestyle tweaks to combat high blood pressure

Did you know? People on dialysis are more prone to high blood pressure

December 15, 2020 2:04 pm

People who are on dialysis need blood pressure medicines to ensure their blood pressure remains under control