Tag: blood pressure

  • Understanding How Chronic Stress Can Cause Hypertension

    Contents: Cold sweats and palpitations are the pesky symptoms that many of you may associate with stressful situations. In the short term, it may just be a normal, albeit annoying, response to a challenging situation. But continued bouts of stress can cause high blood pressure, and eventually, hypertension. And before you start stressing about your…

  • Hypertension Patients – Here Are The 5 Best Tips For Your Summer Health! 

    Contents: As the temperature rises, hypertension patients everywhere start worrying too. With increased sweating and humidity, most people tend to get dehydrated and lose essentials salts like Potassium and sodium. The hot weather can also lower blood pressure, which can be problematic in some patients. But it is possible for hypertension patient to keep themselves…

  • Blood Pressure Readings: Which Is More Important and Should Be Closely Monitored

    Contents: In our earlier article about blood pressure, we discussed what exactly hypertension is, what blood pressure readings signify, and how it can be analyzed. When the heart exerts force, the blood pressure goes up and this is called systolic pressure. When the heart pauses after one beat, the blood pressure in the arteries to…

  • The 9 Best Hypertension Medications, and How They Can Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Contents: With one in three Indian adults experiencing some form of hypertension, this lifestyle disease has become much more common that one would imagine. The biggest problem with hypertension is often that it’s symptoms go unnoticed, and patients don’t start medication until it’s far too late. Being aware of its symptoms, making any possible lifestyle…

  • This Is What You Should Do When Your Blood Pressure Is Too Low

    Contents: When hypertension is one of the worst conditions faced by Indian patients, low blood pressure might hardly seem like a problem, in comparison to high blood pressure. But blood pressure is very subjective, and for some people, it can be life-threatening.  The usual BP reading is 120/80 mmHg, but anything lower than 90/60 mmHg for…

  • How Can You Be Aware Of Hypertension And Be Diagnosed Early To Prevent Complications?

    Contents: Whether they live with high blood pressure or low blood pressure, and despite their risk factors being different, there is one thing that all blood pressure patients can seem to agree on. Until they saw a major symptom, they had no idea that they were even at risk! A large chunk of people in…

  • 8 Great Lifestyle Changes To Keep Your Hypertension In Check

    Contents: Changing your lifestyle is not an easy feat, nor is it going to be a smooth journey. But when you are living with hypertension, making these changes can make the difference between easy management or an unhealthy and difficult life.  The first step, of course, is to have a consultation with your doctor. If…

  • Hypertension could be damaging your organs. Here’s how.

    Hypertension could be damaging your organs. Here’s how.

    Contents: Did you know that from aneurysms to osteoporosis, from head to toe, high blood pressure (aka hypertension) can affect your entire body?  Hypertension occurs when the blood travels through the blood vessels with a force that is bodily unhealthy, and the repeated damage of your blood vessels can lead to varying problems in different…