With the study, doctors suggest at least three blood pressure tests in an interval of two minutes to confirm hypertension or home-based tests during which the patient is relaxed and accurate blood pressure (BP) can be noted.
Low incentives for ASHA workers, who are supposed to follow up with these patients, and poor health infrastructure in rural and tribal areas of the state have contributed to this trend, the study says.
Researchers from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences investigated the link between a long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and residential distance to green spaces and major roads with the development of hypertension and some components of metabolic syndrome.
World Hypertension Day 2019: High blood pressure during pregnancy increases the exposure to a lot of threats to the mother and baby. It can disturb the lining of the uterus, which can impede the embryos for healthy implantation.
People with high blood pressure may have headaches, shortness of breath or nosebleeds, but these signs and symptoms aren't specific and usually don't occur until high blood pressure has reached a severe or life-threatening stage.
White raisins are very common, but have you ever heard of black raisins? Made from dried grapes, black raisins have a very sugary taste and a juicy flavour. But more than satisfying your sweet tooth, it has immense health benefits.