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Bhagyashree shares a cinnamon honey recipe to manage hypertension, read here(Instagram/@bhagyashree.online)

Bhagyashree shares a cinnamon honey recipe to manage hypertension, read here

By Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 04:14 PM IST
  • Bhagyashree's Tuesday Tip includes a cinnamon and honey recipe that helps manage hypertension. The actor took to Instagram today to talk about the condition and ways to reduce systolic blood pressure.
Severe hypertension shows signs of headaches, sleepiness, palpitation, blurred vision, fatigue, dizziness, confusion and ringing sensation in the ears.(Representative Photo)
Severe hypertension shows signs of headaches, sleepiness, palpitation, blurred vision, fatigue, dizziness, confusion and ringing sensation in the ears.(Representative Photo)

Is hypertension an ignored orphan?

By Public Health Foundation of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 07:52 PM IST
While several potent drugs are available for hypertension or high blood pressure, control rates are abysmal. The article has been authored by Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Vice President (Research and Policy).
Doctors urge middle-aged women to check their blood pressure to avoid heart attacks(Unsplash)
Doctors urge middle-aged women to check their blood pressure to avoid heart attacks(Unsplash)

Middle-aged women should check their blood pressure to avoid heart attacks

ANI | , Sophia Antipolis [france]
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 10:48 AM IST
A study that was published on World Hypertension Day in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology showed that women who suffer from mild blood pressure in their early 40s have a higher risk of acute coronary syndromes in their 50s.
World Hypertension Day 2021: 3 Yoga exercises to lower blood pressure(Photo by Alen Kajtezovic on Unsplash)
World Hypertension Day 2021: 3 Yoga exercises to lower blood pressure(Photo by Alen Kajtezovic on Unsplash)

World Hypertension Day 2021: 3 Yoga exercises to lower blood pressure

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 10:02 PM IST
  • World Hypertension Day 2021: In an effort to be in lieu with the theme ‘Measure your blood pressure, control it, live longer’, here are 3 simple Yoga exercises to perform at home as they help you lower blood pressure levels and beat hypertension
World Hypertension Day 2021: Date, history, theme, its importance amid Covid-19(Photo by Mockup Graphics on Unsplash)
World Hypertension Day 2021: Date, history, theme, its importance amid Covid-19(Photo by Mockup Graphics on Unsplash)

World Hypertension Day 2021: Date, history, theme, its importance amid Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 08:42 PM IST
  • World Hypertension Day 2021: Here’s all you need to know about the date, history, theme this year, importance of controlling hypertension or high BP during the Covid-19 pandemic and how to manage it
Kids who had cardiac repair surgeries at increased risk of hypertension: Study(Shutterstock)
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.
Diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of Covid-19 brain complications(Twitter/MichaelKern_)
Diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of Covid-19 brain complications(Twitter/MichaelKern_)

Here’s how diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of Covid-19 brain complications

Illinois [United States] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Study reveals neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke are common in Covid-19 patients with diabetes and hypertension, here’s why
Acebuche oil has a greater impact in reducing hypertension than extra virgin olive oil.(Pixabay)
Acebuche oil has a greater impact in reducing hypertension than extra virgin olive oil.(Pixabay)

Study suggests an acebuchin-oil-enriched diet helps to reduce hypertension

Seville [Spain] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 12:06 PM IST
An acebuchin-oil-enriched diet helps to reduce arterial blood pressure, as shown by a study carried out by the Cardiovascular Physiopathology research group.
It noted that India has gained more than a decade of life expectancy since 1990, but with wide inequalities between states.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
It noted that India has gained more than a decade of life expectancy since 1990, but with wide inequalities between states.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Air pollution, hypertension among top 5 risk factors for death in India in 2019: Study

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Air pollution, hypertension, tobacco use, poor diet and high blood sugar levels were the top-five risk factors for death in India in 2019 according to a new study.
Worsening of Covid-19 linked with shorter time from symptom onset to hospitalisation(Twitter/501Awani)
Worsening of Covid-19 linked with shorter time from symptom onset to hospitalisation(Twitter/501Awani)

Study links worsening of Covid-19 with shorter time span from symptom onset to hospitalisation

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 11:03 AM IST
Covid-19 patients admitted to the hospital shortly after symptom onset were more likely to have hypertension and chronic kidney disease than those admitted after a longer duration: Study
More than one billion people have high blood pressure worldwide. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
More than one billion people have high blood pressure worldwide. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Wealthier men more likely to develop hypertension, says study

Sophia Antipolis [France] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 03:16 PM IST
High blood pressure is the leading global cause of premature death, accounting for almost 10 million deaths in 2015.
Women had a 4.6 per cent higher rate of heart failure than men when presenting to the hospital with the acute coronary syndrome. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Women had a 4.6 per cent higher rate of heart failure than men when presenting to the hospital with the acute coronary syndrome. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Women taking beta blocker dose for hypertension at higher risk of heart failure

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Beta-blockers are medications that reduce high blood pressure and are prescribed for adults with hypertension, a leading cause of CVD.
The research stated that blood pressure has significant implications even in young adults.(Unsplash)
The research stated that blood pressure has significant implications even in young adults.(Unsplash)

Hypertension in young adulthood linked to cognitive decline in middle age

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 02:23 PM IST
The research came to the conclusion that blood pressure has significant implications even in young adults and has placed vital importance to assess and modify for future cognitive function and mobility.
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HT Image

High burden of hypertension in Punjab: PGIMER for developing of district level plan for prevention of disease

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 12:41 AM IST
The unadjusted prevalence of hypertension in Punjab is 35.7% (men 41%, women 25.4%) against the prevalence in India which is 25.3%
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is conducting the first-ever study to investigate the factors responsible for stroke, dementia and cognitive dysfunction among residents of South Delhi.(Unsplash)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is conducting the first-ever study to investigate the factors responsible for stroke, dementia and cognitive dysfunction among residents of South Delhi.(Unsplash)

Around 70% elders down with hypertension in posh South Delhi locality

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 03:21 PM IST
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is conducting the first-ever study to investigate the factors responsible for stroke, dementia and cognitive dysfunction among residents of South Delhi.
A recent research looked at the relationship between a high fibre diet and its impact on cardiovascular disease risk factors.(Unsplash)
A recent research looked at the relationship between a high fibre diet and its impact on cardiovascular disease risk factors.(Unsplash)

Dietary fibre cuts risks of hypertension, diabetes

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 01:24 PM IST
The researchers found a high fibre diet is inversely related to cardiovascular risk factors and plays a protective role against cardiovascular disease.
Long-term exposure to green spaces could play an important role in preventing metabolic syndrome as a whole, as well as individual components like large waist circumference, hypertension.(Unsplash)
Long-term exposure to green spaces could play an important role in preventing metabolic syndrome as a whole, as well as individual components like large waist circumference, hypertension.(Unsplash)

Living near green spaces lowers risk of obesity, hypertension

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 03:33 PM IST
Long-term exposure to green spaces could play an important role in preventing metabolic syndrome as a whole, as well as individual components like large waist circumference, hypertension.
Correcting vitamin D deficiency should not be the top priority for managing diabetes and hypertension.(Stock Photo)
Correcting vitamin D deficiency should not be the top priority for managing diabetes and hypertension.(Stock Photo)

People with diabetes, hypertension are Vitamin D deficit: Study

Hindustan Times | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 07:40 PM IST
The study shows that 84.2% of type 2 diabetes patients and 82.6% of hypertension patients were Vitamin D deficient, contributing further to the body of research that links Vitamin D deficiency to chronic non-communicable diseases.
Despite large-scale screenings and diagnosis programmes organised by the state government, lack of awareness and work-based migration patterns could be keeping the patients away from treatment, said doctors.(HT Photo)
Despite large-scale screenings and diagnosis programmes organised by the state government, lack of awareness and work-based migration patterns could be keeping the patients away from treatment, said doctors.(HT Photo)

‘22% didn’t return for treatment after being diagnosed with hypertension’: Reports

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sadaguru Pandit
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 08:45 AM IST
In 2017-18, of the 46,95,940 screened, 2,06,936 were diagnosed, with 1,82,373 receiving treatment and 12% (24,564) of the patients not coming back for follow ups.
Home monitoring of BP can help treat hypertension.(Shutterstock)
Home monitoring of BP can help treat hypertension.(Shutterstock)

Monitoring blood pressure at home can help treat hypertension faster

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2018 04:08 PM IST
Several analyses have shown that compared to the hospital care, home BP monitoring is associated with significant reductions in systolic and diastolic BP, as well as reductions in antihypertensive medication and therapeutic inertia.
Ideal blood pressure is considered to be between 90/60 mmHg and 120/80 mmHg.(Shutterstock)
Ideal blood pressure is considered to be between 90/60 mmHg and 120/80 mmHg.(Shutterstock)

This is how indoor temperature can affect your blood pressure

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 09:45 AM IST
The researchers found that every one degree Celsius decrease in indoor temperature was associated with a rise of 0.48 mmHg in systolic blood pressure and 0.45 mmHg in diastolic blood pressure.
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)

10 beneficial acupressure points for weight loss and good health

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 09:15 AM IST
Acupressure points: If you are struggling with lifestyle diseases, acupressure may offer you some relief. Here are 10 expert-recommended acupressure points that you need to know about.
Feeling dizzy when standing up can indicate greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later.(Shutterstock)
Feeling dizzy when standing up can indicate greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later.(Shutterstock)

Don’t ignore dizziness when standing up, you may be at risk of dementia

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 03:48 PM IST
A new study says that people who feel dizzy or lightheaded when standing up, caused by the sudden drop in blood pressure, may be at greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later.
Neurodevelopmental disorders are a brain function disorder that affects emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory.(Shutterstock)
Neurodevelopmental disorders are a brain function disorder that affects emotion, learning ability, self-control and memory.(Shutterstock)

Men are genetically prone to suffer from these neurodevelopment diseases

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Gender plays a huge role in determining what ailments you may suffer from. While men are more prone to diseases like autism and schizophrenia, women tend to suffer from depression and anxiety.
Urban sprawl refers to the expansion of human population away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and car-dependent communities.(Shutterstock)
Urban sprawl refers to the expansion of human population away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and car-dependent communities.(Shutterstock)

Living in urban sprawls may be shortening your life expectancy

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 10:41 AM IST
Urban sprawls are bad for health and life expectancy, as you end up overcoming more adversities and commute for longer to get to work, school or the grocery store, says a new study.
Hypertension patients can now use this algorithm for treatment.(Shutterstock)
Hypertension patients can now use this algorithm for treatment.(Shutterstock)

Patients with hypertension can now use this new stress free algorithm for treatment

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2018 05:24 PM IST
It takes a patient’s age, urinary albumin/creatinine ratio (UACR), and cardiovascular disease history to successfully identify hypertensive patients for whom the benefits of intensive therapy outweigh the risks.
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.
Sodium is hidden and you often don’t know how much of it you’re eating.(Shutterstock)
Sodium is hidden and you often don’t know how much of it you’re eating.(Shutterstock)

You may be eating a lot of salt and not even know it, here’s why

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 11:51 AM IST
Having a diet loaded with sodium can kill you, says this new study. And you may not even know how much of it you end up eating, which makes it riskier.
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.
Are you at risk of dementia?(Shutterstock)
Are you at risk of dementia?(Shutterstock)

BP and dementia, people who have hypertension are at a higher risk

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2018 04:09 PM IST
research indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia. This research also shows (for the first time) that an MRI can be used to detect very early signatures of neurological damage in people with high blood pressure, before any symptoms of dementia occur.
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