Hypertension

Suffering from high BP, sugar? One year of yoga training may help: Study

Suffering from high BP, sugar? One year of yoga training may help: Study

The findings support the beneficial role of yoga in managing metabolic syndrome by favourably modulating adipokines, the researchers mentioned.

Feb 07, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Union Minister Uma Bharti admitted to AIIMS for high BP

Union Minister Uma Bharti admitted to AIIMS for high BP

Union Minister Uma Bharti was admitted to AIIMS for problems related to hypertension.

Feb 03, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Drop in blood pressure levels in elderly adults indicative of premature death: Study

Drop in blood pressure levels in elderly adults indicative of premature death: Study

The researchers found blood pressure declines were steepest in patients with dementia, heart failure, late-in-life weight loss, and those who had high blood pressure to begin with. 

Dec 05, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Cancer survivors at greater hypertension risk, says study

Cancer survivors at greater hypertension risk, says study

Improvements in treatment have dramatically increased survival rates from pediatric cancers, with about 83 percent of children surviving at least five years and many becoming long-term survivors.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Childhood cancer survivors more likely to develop hypertension in adulthood

Childhood cancer survivors more likely to develop hypertension in adulthood

The study found that exposure to radiotherapy or chemotherapy were not significantly associated with hypertension.

Nov 23, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Gestational diabetes, high BP during pregnancy may increase heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes, high BP during pregnancy may increase heart disease risk

The results found that even the fathers of the new born babies were also relatively affected by the chances of heart diseases and hypertension risks in their later lives. 

Nov 16, 2017, 08:48 AM IST
US guidelines redefine high blood pressure as 130/80, not 140/90

US guidelines redefine high blood pressure as 130/80, not 140/90

Considered to be a “silent killer” by medical professionals across the globe, hypertension is a cardiovascular disease whose detection is a bit complex, due to its subtle signs and symptoms.

Nov 15, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
Low-sodium diet may help you tackle hypertension

Low-sodium diet may help you tackle hypertension

A combination of reduced sodium intake along with a 'dash diet' or either of the two diets may lower blood pressure in adults with hypertension, a medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated

Nov 13, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Extreme fluctuations in blood pressure could turn fatal, warns research

Extreme fluctuations in blood pressure could turn fatal, warns research

The findings showed that patients with systolic blood pressure numbers that varied by as much as 30-40 between doctor visits over an extended period of time were more likely to die.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Drinking two sodas a week enough to up heart disease, diabetes risk

Drinking two sodas a week enough to up heart disease, diabetes risk

For the study, data from 36 studies on people who consumed five or more sugary beverages a week and risk factors of the soda were analysed by researchers.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

Spicy food could reduce risk of heart attack, stroke: Study

A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. 

Nov 02, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Hypertension may up heart valve disorder risk

Hypertension may up heart valve disorder risk

The findings showed that higher blood pressure in early life was associated with a significantly greater future risk of mitral regurgitation -- a condition which makes the heart less efficient at pumping blood around the body, and in severe cases can lead to heart failure.
 

Oct 19, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
High BP in 40s may put women at increased dementia risk

High BP in 40s may put women at increased dementia risk

Women who have high blood pressure in their 40s are 73 percent more likely to develop dementia than women who have stable normal blood pressure.

Oct 06, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Urban men suffer more from hypertension than women: Report

Urban men suffer more from hypertension than women: Report

The report, titled 'Diet and nutritional status of urban population in India and prevalence of obesity, hypertension, diabetes and its associated non-communicable diseases', was released in Hyderabad last week.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Frequent sauna bathing may regulate BP in men

Frequent sauna bathing may regulate BP in men

The risk of developing elevated blood pressure was nearly 50 per cent lower among men who had a sauna four to seven times a week compared to men who had a sauna only once a week. 
 

Sep 30, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Is your teen suffering from high BP? It can lead to organ damage if left uncontrolled

Is your teen suffering from high BP? It can lead to organ damage if left uncontrolled

The findings showed that organ damage – damage to the heart and blood vessels – from high blood pressure does not only occur in adults, but also in teenagers. 

Sep 18, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
WARNING: Hypertension during pregnancy may put women at high risk of heart disease later!

WARNING: Hypertension during pregnancy may put women at high risk of heart disease later!

There are two types of hypertension during pregnancy – Gestational hypertension and Chronic hypertension.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
People with fluctuating blood pressure more prone to dementia

People with fluctuating blood pressure more prone to dementia

Experts say, daily variation in blood pressure may cause changes in brain’s structure contributing to development of dementia.

Aug 08, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
High blood pressure, joint diseases more common among people living in high-rises: Survey

High blood pressure, joint diseases more common among people living in high-rises: Survey

The survey also revealed that nearly 20 per cent of adults between 40-55 age group had blood pressure levels between 140-159, which is an indication of prehypertension. 

Aug 01, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Hypertension, diabetes claim more lives in Delhi than other diseases: Survey

Hypertension, diabetes claim more lives in Delhi than other diseases: Survey

According to a survey conducted by NGO Praja Foundation, the national capital reported as many as 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths in 2015.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:27 AM IST