Eat sesame rich food to reduce oxidative stress

After multiple clinical trials, researchers reported increased levels of antioxidants and a reduction in oxidative stress with sesame consumption, particularly for individuals with hypertension and with Type 2 diabetes.

Eating potatoes four times a week can cause high blood pressure!

The study showed that participants who consumed four or more than four servings a week of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes, are at an increased risk of hypertension. 

Hypertension woes? Control the condition by avoiding these seven foods!

However, aside from being a major risk factor for heart conditions, hypertension is also the most preventable disease.

Snoozing in sunlight can raise blood pressure risk

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: It's true that short power naps in between long-working hours especially during daytime not only keep you refreshed but but also boost productivity.

Simple at-home test can spot blood clots

Researchers have developed a simple paper-based test that can help patients with blood clotting disorders perform regular tests from the convenience of their homes.

Drinking cherry juice may lower your blood pressure

If you haev hypertension, start drinking cherry juice to lower your blood pressure.

Binge drinking may increase hypertension risk in youth

A blood pressure reading of more than 140 over 90 indicates high blood pressure. 

Easily stressed? At risk of developing high blood pressure

A low stress resilience score at the age of 18 was associated with a heightened risk of developing high blood pressure in later life.

How heart grows and adapts to high blood pressure

The heart adapts to the changing needs of each stage of life by adjusting its size.

Heart diseases emerge to be the biggest killer worldwide!

Heart disease and stroke were the number one and number two killers worldwide in 2013, reveals a new report.

Cholesterol-lowering diet also reduces BP

A diet developed for reducing cholesterol also lowers blood pressure, new research has found.

Protein in blood can predict fatal kidney disease

 Researchers have found that presence of a protein in blood can be an early indicator of end-stage renal disease -- and ultimately of death -- in people with hypertension.

Maharashtra governor's wake-up call to tackle 'lifestyle diseases'

 Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Saturday asked the Indian pharmaceutical industry to develop drugs for lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular ailments and tuberculosis, among others.

Hypertension rising steeply in India

It's a red alert for the country. Hypertension is rising very steeply in India to the extent of 20 to 40 percent annually.

Lower the systolic BP, lesser the risk of hypertension complication

LVH, the enlargement and thickening of the walls of the left ventricle, the heart's main pumping chamber, is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, stroke and even sudden cardiac death.

Know if your child is at risk of hypertension!

People who have a risk of developing high blood pressure between the age of 35-38, can be diagnosed in childhood.

India could be hit by a tsunami of obesity!

India stares at a huge epidemic of obesity, a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) finds.

Study claims hypertension may be auto-immune disease

 An Australian study published on Wednesday says hypertension could be an auto-immune disease, opening the possibility of exploring new methods to treat the condition which at its extreme may also lead to death.

Coffee ups heart attack risk in hypertension patients

If you have hypertension, you may want to avoid coffee as a new study has revealed that it increases heart attack risks in people with high blood pressure.

Coffee puts BP patients at heart attack, diabetes risk

 If you are young and suffering from mild hypertension, it is time to shun your love for coffee. According to a research, coffee drinkers - especially those who drink over four cups a day - are at an increased risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.