High blood pressure

High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Beware! Eating meat in this form may increase your blood pressure levels

Beware! Eating meat in this form may increase your blood pressure levels

A new study by Harvard has found that high-temperature cooking releases chemicals that may raise your blood pressure levels, a precursor to many cardiovascular diseases.

Mar 22, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Unhealthy weight gain increases risk of heart attacks, high BP: Study

Unhealthy weight gain increases risk of heart attacks, high BP: Study

A new study has found that unhealthy weight gain can increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Mar 19, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
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
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
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
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
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
Ozone pollution linked to heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke

Ozone pollution linked to heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke

The study involving 89 healthy adults living in Changsha City of China for one year showed blood platelet activation and an increase in blood pressure, suggesting a possible mechanism by which ozone may affect cardiovascular health.

Jul 18, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

The findings contradict the previous findings that claimed artificial sweeteners don't cause extra weight gain and potential health harm.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Control your blood pressure to reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Control your blood pressure to reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Previous research indicated that consumption of dairy products as well as statins could lead to a greater risk of Parkinson’s, while wine could delay the onset.

Jun 27, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Struggling with these health conditions? Get married to help you live longer

Struggling with these health conditions? Get married to help you live longer

Researchers studied over a million adults with the three main risk factors for heart disease - high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
One-third of 1,400 hypertension patients avoid taking their medications, says study

One-third of 1,400 hypertension patients avoid taking their medications, says study

Tomaszewski's research team has just been awarded 750,000 by the British Heart Foundation to further the understanding of non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.

May 21, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Beware, young adults! Hypertension at this stage may elevate stroke risk later

Beware, young adults! Hypertension at this stage may elevate stroke risk later

Researchers from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in the US looked at whether otherwise healthy isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) patients actually have a cardiovascular problem.

May 20, 2017, 19:01 PM IST