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.
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).
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.
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.
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.