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Kids who had cardiac repair surgeries at increased risk of hypertension: Study(Shutterstock)

Cardiac repair surgeries in kids may lead to increased hypertension risk: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Researchers reveal that children who had cardiac repair surgeries were 13 times more likely to develop increased risk of hypertension and high blood pressure as adults when compared with the general population.
Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke(Unsplash)
Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke(Unsplash)

Heart patients must do more aerobic exercises to avoid heart attack, stroke

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 09:37 AM IST
To prevent heart attacks and strokes and boost longevity, healthy individuals should maintain their aerobic physical activity levels, while those with risk factors like elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes need to become more active
Study suggests medical cannabis helpful in reducing blood pressure(Pexels)
Study suggests medical cannabis helpful in reducing blood pressure(Pexels)

Medical cannabis can be useful in reducing high blood pressure, says new study

ANI | , Beer-sheva
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 11:01 AM IST
A new study done by researchers at the Ben-Gurion University showcases that use of medical cannabis can reduce high blood pressure in older adults.
The findings of the study were published in the 'European Journal of Preventive Cardiology'.(Pixabay)
The findings of the study were published in the 'European Journal of Preventive Cardiology'.(Pixabay)

Study reveals high blood pressure causes atrial fibrillation

ANI | , Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 03:39 PM IST
A new study has found that high blood pressure is casually associated with the most common heart rhythm disorder.
India aims to treat at least 150 million people with high blood pressure (BP) across 100 districts in all the states over the next few years.(Shutterstock photo)
India aims to treat at least 150 million people with high blood pressure (BP) across 100 districts in all the states over the next few years.(Shutterstock photo)

India aims to reduce high BP prevalence by 25% by 2025

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), along with World Health Organization (WHO), has launched the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) in 25 districts across five states.
High blood pressure is above 140/90 mmHg. The higher number is called systolic blood pressure, the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart beats. The lower number is called diastolic blood pressure, the pressure when the heart is at rest.(Shutterstock)
High blood pressure is above 140/90 mmHg. The higher number is called systolic blood pressure, the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart beats. The lower number is called diastolic blood pressure, the pressure when the heart is at rest.(Shutterstock)

Keep blood pressure in check, higher numbers may cause brain disease

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 10:01 AM IST
High blood pressure could be linked to risk of brain disease among the elderly, including lesions and Alzheimer’s Disease, says a new study.
Children are at a two per cent higher risk of snoring for every cigarette smoked at home daily.(Shutterstock)
Children are at a two per cent higher risk of snoring for every cigarette smoked at home daily.(Shutterstock)

Passive smoking may increase snoring risk in kids, could lead to sleep disorders

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 04:44 PM IST
Passive smoking is not harmless, exposure to it can increase the risk of children developing habitual snoring which can lead to sleep apnoea, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease.
People can enjoy better health if they spend more time outdoors.(Shutterstock)
People can enjoy better health if they spend more time outdoors.(Shutterstock)

Diabetes, heart disease risk can be cut down by spending time in nature

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Spending time in nature also has other benefits such as increased sleep duration and lowered levels of salivary cortisol , apart from cutting the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
Lower your blood pressure naturally and quickly: You can take help from ayurveda and yoga.(Getty Images)
Lower your blood pressure naturally and quickly: You can take help from ayurveda and yoga.(Getty Images)

Lower your blood pressure naturally, here’s how ayurveda and yoga help you bring it down

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 08:15 PM IST
Ayurveda and yoga can help you lower blood pressure quickly. Experts say that diet, lifestyle and exercise tweaks can successfully control your blood pressure levels.
In 95% of patients, there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
In 95% of patients, there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)

High blood pressure is a silent killer, here are its signs and best treatments

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 08:30 AM IST
Hypertension or high blood pressure affects one in eight Indians, but largely remains undetected and exhibits few symptoms. Here are the signs to watch out for and the different treatment options available to cure this silent disease.
The programme’s vegan diet consisted of foods, such as legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, olives, avocados, soy milk, almond milk and whole-grain breads.(Shutterstock)
The programme’s vegan diet consisted of foods, such as legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, olives, avocados, soy milk, almond milk and whole-grain breads.(Shutterstock)

These diet, lifestyle changes can help you lower blood pressure quickly

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 10:40 AM IST
Researchers have found that making certain changes in your diet and lifestyle can be as effective as medication in cutting risk of stroke and blood pressure complications.
Here’s why high BP during pregnancy can be harmful.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why high BP during pregnancy can be harmful.(Shutterstock)

How to control high BP in pregnancy, symptoms and cure for a healthy baby

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 08:39 AM IST
Here’s how to control high BP in pregnancy. Typically, most women develop high blood pressure during the seventh month, usually after 20 or 24 weeks. This is the time when women need to be careful and lead as healthy a life as possible.
World Hypertension Day: A recent study by the Union health ministry suggests that one out of every eight person in India suffers from high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
World Hypertension Day: A recent study by the Union health ministry suggests that one out of every eight person in India suffers from high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)

World Hypertension Day: Causes, symptoms, cure for this lifestyle disease

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 04:31 PM IST
World Hypertension Day is celebrated on May 17 every year. Since 2013, the theme of the WHD is: Know your numbers. Here’s everything you need to know about this lifestyle disease, from its causes to symptoms to cure.
One banana can provide us with around 400 mg of potassium, and it is this very potassium content which gives it the ability to control high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
One banana can provide us with around 400 mg of potassium, and it is this very potassium content which gives it the ability to control high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)

High blood pressure? You should have more bananas to keep numbers down

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 11:57 AM IST
High blood pressure related ailments could be curtailed with help from bananas. The potassium-rich fruit in your daily diet will improve your BP level considerably.
A popular health drink, ginger tea will help you a lot during the hot summer months.(Shutterstock)
A popular health drink, ginger tea will help you a lot during the hot summer months.(Shutterstock)

Benefits of ginger tea, one health drink you cannot ignore this summer

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Ginger tea, one of the most popular herbs, has many health benefits: It helps improve blood circulation, alleviate respiratory problems, relieve nausea, fight stomach inflammation, among many others.
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