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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



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

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.

World Health Day: 5.28 lakh people part of India Hypertension Control Initiative in Maharashtra

April 07, 2022 12:58 pm

The initiative was launched by the Centre in association with states, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and World Health Organisation (WHO) to detect persons with hypertension and ensure that they adhere to treatment by providing free of cost medication near their homes.

Over 1 lakh in Maharashtra diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes in 1.5 months

February 19, 2022 11:09 am

The screening programme was conducted as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav where the state health department was able to screen around 17.60 lakh persons.

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'.

Hypertension among adults highest in Sikkim: National Family Health Survey

November 26, 2021 7:11 am

🔴 There is a considerable variation across the states/UTs in the prevalence of both high or very high random blood glucose levels and hypertension among women as well as men, experts said.

Sunshine vitamin: Why you need adequate levels of vitamin D

October 13, 2021 12:23 pm

Sun rays help in the absorption of vitamin D from the cholesterol underneath the skin, but since Indian skin is a "little darker in shade", the process remains quite slow, said Dr Rajesh Kumar Verma

5 essential diagnostic tests for women over 30

September 22, 2021 6:56 pm

"Annual health checkups should be given utmost priority to weed out problems before they create havoc. It’s time to take control of your health and your life," said Dr Aurangabadkar

Punjab's ‘hypertension incidence’ much higher than national average

September 20, 2021 3:13 am

Trans-fat consumption increases the risk of death by heart disease by nearly 30%.

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"


Healthy seeds: Why it's important to add these gems in your diet

December 02, 2019 10:54 am

From helping control blood sugar level to lowering blood pressure, seeds and nuts must be a part of a healthy diet. Here we list down some benefits for you. Check them out

From lowering high BP to preventing hair loss: 7 amazing health benefits of black raisins

January 26, 2018 10:41 pm

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.