Thursday, 30 June 2022



LATEST NEWS Trailer of ‘Padma Shri Kaur Singh’ is out now! Padma Shri Kaur Singh trailer review: Karam Batth impresses as he portrays the legendary Indian boxer, music is heart and soul of trailer SS Rajamouli launches trailer of Lavanya Tripathi-starrer 'Happy Birthday' Online gaming is gambling like casinos : Nirmala Sitharaman Incredible to see Daryl Mitchell's dominance against England : Shane Watson Joe Biden says Vladimir Putin is getting 'exactly what he didn't want' Rumours fly thick and past about 'KGF' star Yash's possible cameo in Prabhas-starrer 'Salaar' TN to host GST Council meeting in August : Nirmala Sitharaman Zidane Iqbal signs long-term contract with Manchester United IANS-CVoter National Mood Tracker : Opinion divided over Punjab govt's ability to provide free electricity Cabinet approves computerization of PACS at cost of Rs 2,516 cr Can blood thinners help reduce symptoms of long Covid? Udaipur accused Mohammed Ghaus has a Pakistan connection Heartbreak track 'Aaja Ve' from 'Khuda Haafiz: Chapter II' is out now Temba Bavuma ruled out of SA's entire tour of England; David Miller, Keshav Maharaj named stand-in skippers Gautam Nain on his upcoming music video 'Jazbaat' Christian Bale will don batsuit again only if Chris Nolan directs the film Jayden Seales, Obed McCoy, Odean Smith earn maiden West Indies men's retainer contracts Kitni Haseen Hogi: Mithoon & Arijit Singh Reunite For Love Track In Upcoming Track HIT KRK Praises Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan. Netizens Say; ‘ Is Your Twitter Account Hacked?’ The top 5 players of the Mumbai Indians who could be retained next year!


Decoding the link between hypertension, heart diseases and stroke

Authored by Dr. Pradeep Kumar D, Sr. Consultant - Interventional Cardiology, Aster CMI Hospital

Health, Special Day, Blood Pressure, Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Aster CMI Hospital

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Bengaluru , 17 May 2022

Hypertension or high blood pressure is described as the number one killer disease in the world. It occurs when the pressure of blood pushing against a person’s arteries is higher than normal. Hypertension can lead to several health concerns. It can cause multiple life-threatening problems slowly without the knowledge of a person and either kills or impairs the quality of life in later stages.Hypertension, heart disease, and stroke are three different conditions. But if you have hypertension, the risk of developing heart disease or stroke also increases. If the blockage occurs near the brain or heart, it can lead to either a stroke or heart attack, respectively.

How to identify if you have high blood pressure?

Often termed as a silent disease, hypertension may or may not show any signs or symptoms. People usually don't know that they have it. Hence, it is important for all adults above18 years or older to regularly monitor their blood pressure, especially if it has ever been high or above the "normal" range, or if you have a family history of hypertension.A blood pressure reading of 120/80 mmHg or below is considered normal and a reading of more than or equal to 130/80 mmHg is considered hypertension.

Hypertension and heart diseases

Over time, hypertension can cause damage to the blood vessels and LDL (bad) cholesterol to accumulate in the wall of the arteries. It can cause the arteries to narrow which can limit the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle. This can lead to ischemic heart disease and ultimately heart attack. This is a serious medical condition. If left untreated, people can die from ischemic heart disease.Hypertension can put pressure on your heart and force the heart to work hard to pump blood. This can lead to the thickening of the heart muscle and make the heart less elastic. All these changes to the arteries and heart can reduce the blood flow and lead to problems such as coronary artery disease, heart attack and heart failure.

Hypertension and stroke

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7 in 10 people who experience a first heart attack and 8 in 10 people who experience a first stroke also have high blood pressure. Stroke is a medical emergency and it is the leading cause of disability and one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. When the arteries leading to the brain burst or become blocked, it can cause a stroke. In this state, the brain no longer receives oxygen-rich blood, it can cause brain cells and the arteries to die. A stroke occurs due to the damaging effects of hypertension on the arteries. It can cause Ischemic and Hemorrhagic stroke.

Lowering hypertension for the prevention of heart diseases and stroke

Preventing hypertension can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. One can keep the blood pressure in a healthy range by following a healthy lifestyle. One can follow the tips below to prevent hypertension.

·         Eat healthily. Include plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Follow the DASH diet, a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps create a heart-healthy eating style for life.

·         Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of hypertension

·         Be physically active. One can do moderate-intensity exercise, such as brisk walking or bicycling

·     Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol. Smoking can increase the risk of hypertension and can cause heart attack and stroke. Also, consuming an excessive amount of alcohol can lead to hypertension.

·         Take good rest and adequate amount of sleep. Not getting enough sleep on a regular basis is associated with an increased risk of hypertension, heart disease and stroke.


Tags: Health , Special Day , Blood Pressure , Hypertension , High Blood Pressure , Dr. Pradeep Kumar , Aster CMI Hospital



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2022 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD