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Air pollution in India linked to increased hypertension risk in women: Study

The study indicates that long-term exposure to particulate matter is associated with a higher prevalence of hypertension, regardless of the type of fuel used for cooking.

Air pollution linked to heart disease, stroke risk: Study

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: Is high blood pressure a threat to your pregnancy?

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.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Ayurvedic tips to manage hypertension

Normal blood pressure of a healthy adult individual is 120 mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic.

World Hypertension Day 2019: Know about the signs, risks and treatment for hypertension

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.

Drinking mineral-rich water may reduce blood pressure: Study

Recently a study revealed that drinking water of higher salinity for people living in a coastal region of Bangladesh reduces blood pressure in people as it brings high sodium, calcium and magnesium. 


Most Indian adults not aware they are suffering from hypertension: Study

More than half of Indians aged 15-49 years with hypertension are not aware of their hypertension status. Awareness level was lowest in Chhattisgarh (22.1 per cent) and highest in Puducherry (80.5 per cent).

Zinc deficiency may lead to high blood pressure: Study

The findings revealed, zinc deficiency (ZnD) is a common comorbidity of many chronic diseases. In these settings, ZnD exacerbates hypertension.

‘Blood pressure medicines in the morning should be taken as early as possible after waking up’

There are around 10 per cent of patients who are below 30 and about 15 patients are between 30 and 40 years of age. Hypertension, stress, lack of physical activity, long working hours and no proper balanced diet are the reasons for the increasing heart problems.

How middle-age hypertension raises dementia risk later

A high blood pressure level but still below the usual threshold for treating hypertension can put 50-year-olds at increased risk of developing dementia later. Normal blood pressure is below 120/80 mmHg.

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

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.