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Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Study

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Study

Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed.

Limit your 'good fat' intake - It can still lead to fatty liver disease

Limit your 'good fat' intake - It can still lead to fatty liver disease

In the study, Duwaerts and her colleagues analysed the role of different nutrients in the development of fatty liver disease.

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.

Intensive BP lowering reduces chronic kidney disease patients'' risks of premature dying

Intensive BP lowering reduces chronic kidney disease patients'' risks of premature dying

The appropriate target for blood pressure in patients with CKD and hypertension has been unclear.

Home blood pressure monitors unacceptably inaccurate, says study

Home blood pressure monitors unacceptably inaccurate, says study

The findings are extremely relevant given millions of patients are asked to monitor their blood pressure through a device at home and report the results back to their doctor.

People with mild sleep apnoea at higher risk of hypertension, diabetes

People with mild sleep apnoea at higher risk of hypertension, diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a serious chronic disease that involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep.

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.

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.

Beware: Young adults suffering from hypertension at higher risk of stroke in adulthood!

Beware: Young adults suffering from hypertension at higher risk of stroke in adulthood!

The condition, which primarily affects young adults aged between 18 to 49 is commonly treated in elderly patients. 

World Hypertension Day 2017: Some essential tips to prevent first signs

World Hypertension Day 2017: Some essential tips to prevent first signs

As per Coronary Artery Disease Index in Asian Indians (CADI), the number of people with hypertension is projected to increase from 118 million in 2000 to 214 million in 2025, with the ailment affecting both men and women.

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can cause stroke

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can cause stroke

High blood pressure can cause blood clots to form in the arteries leading to your brain, blocking blood flow and leading to lack of oxygen supply to the brain cells and tissues, potentially causing a stroke.

World Hypertension Day 2017: Know your risks and get screened for high blood pressure

World Hypertension Day 2017: Know your risks and get screened for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a long-term medical condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.

More than 50% doctors suffer from hypertension owing to high stress levels!

More than 50% doctors suffer from hypertension owing to high stress levels!

Hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle diseases prevalent today with one in three Indian adults suffering from it and is equally high amongst the medical fraternity. 

Salt intake: Indians consume more than 100% of daily recommended amount

Salt intake: Indians consume more than 100% of daily recommended amount

Excessive consumption of salt can lead to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Consuming less salt not a solution to lower your BP: Study

Consuming less salt not a solution to lower your BP: Study

However, over the next 16 years, the researchers found that the study participants who consumed less than 2,500 milligrams of sodium a day had higher blood pressure than participants who consumed higher amounts of sodium.
 

Hypertension can increase your tension – Here comes another cause for it

Hypertension can increase your tension – Here comes another cause for it

In a study published in the journal JCI Insight, the researchers named the new cause as Connshing syndrome which is linked to the overproduction of the stress hormone cortisol.

Trick to keep hypertension at bay is here

Trick to keep hypertension at bay is here

Hypertension is a global health issue that affects more than one billion people worldwide. 

Green coffee: Know its amazing health benefits!

Green coffee: Know its amazing health benefits!

Do you know that green coffee is good for health? Well, many of us might not be aware that green coffee promotes many nutritional and health benefits. 

Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too: Experts

Hypertension not always genuine, can be a case of misdiagnosis too: Experts

The researchers believe that clinicians should adopt these devices to detect individuals likely to suffer from high blood pressure, researchers said.

Irregular brain activity, blood flow reasons behind high BP

Irregular brain activity, blood flow reasons behind high BP

High blood pressure is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high.