Tag: hypertensive

  • Chronic Disease and COVID-19: Here’s What You Can Do To Prevent and Manage It

    Contents: It’s troubling times that we are living in.  I lost my grandfather recently to old age, and everyone at the funeral, including my mother, tested positive for COVID-19, just a few days later. The symptoms were already there – fever and scratchy throat, my aunt and grandmother were inconsolable and especially tired. My mother…

  • 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…