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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.

Study: 23 per cent of Chandigarh residents above 30 have hypertension

According to the UT health department, till April 2018, approximately 53,986 people were screened in the city and number of people diagnosed with hypertension was 12,782 (23.6 per cent) and diabetes was 8,909 (16.5 per cent).

Climbing stairs may reduce hypertension

The findings showed that climbing stairs offer benefits of lowering blood pressure and arterial stiffness, thickening and stiffening of the arterial wall and fat loss. 

Study: Six per cent have diabetes, 20-25 per cent hypertension

Prevalence high among rural middle-aged, elderly poor too.


Frequent sauna bathing may regulate BP in men

Regular sauna bathing improves the function of the inside layer of blood vessels, which has beneficial effects on systemic blood pressure.

Marijuana use may up death risk of from hypertension

Marijuana users had a higher risk of dying from hypertension. Compared to non-users, marijuana users had a 3.42-times higher risk of death from hypertension and a 1.04 greater risk for each year of use. There was no association between marijuana use and death from heart disease or cerebrovascular disease.

World Hypertension Day: All you needed to know about blood pressure

Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure.

Eating potatoes four times a week may up high BP risk

Replacing one serving a day of potatoes with one serving of a non-starchy vegetable may lower hypertension.

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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.