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High Blood Pressure / Hypertension Support Group

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension Support Group

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High Blood Pressure / Hypertension Support Group

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure.

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High Blood Pressure - A Complete Health Guide

What Is High Blood Pressure?High blood pressure is a blood pressure reading of 140/90 mmHg or higher. Both numbers are important. Once high blood pressure develops, it usually lasts a lifetime. The good news is that it can be treated and controlled.High blood pressure is called the silent killer because it usually has no symptoms. Some people may not find out they have it until they have trouble with their heart, brain, or kidneys. When high blood pressure is not found and treated, it can…Continue

Started by Indian Patient Foundation Team Apr 7.

World Health Day: 94 lakh Indians die every year due to hypertension

New Delhi: It's World Health Day on Sunday and the focus is on one of the biggest killers of this century. High blood pressure which affects one in three adults globally and 21.4 crore Indians are projected to by hypertensive by 2030.94 lakh million Indians die due to hypertension every year, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Nearly a third of young Indians - 33 per cent of men and 32 per cent of women under 25 - have hypertension or high blood pressure.And yet, half of those…Continue

Started by Indian Patient Foundation Team Apr 7.

Q&As on hypertension

1. What is raised blood pressure (hypertension)?Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of the body in the vessels. Each time the heart beats, it pumps blood into the vessels. Blood pressure is created by the force of blood pushing against the walls of blood vessels (arteries) as it is pumped by the heart. The higher the pressure the harder the heart has…Continue

Started by Indian Patient Foundation Team Apr 7.

World Health Day - High blood pressure

World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world.The theme for 2013 is high blood pressure.About high blood pressureHigh blood pressure – also known as raised blood pressure or hypertension – increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. If left uncontrolled, high blood pressure can also cause blindness,…Continue

Started by Indian Patient Foundation Team Apr 7.

How much blood pressure actually indicates a problem of hypertension ? 4 Replies

My lower BP remains between 90-100 and the higher between 130-140. Does it categorize to high BP or hypertension? Continue

Started by Aman. Last reply by Jitendra Vasudeo Suralkar Jan 30.

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