• Follow Us: 

High Blood Pressure: What Is High Blood Pressure?

  By Trina Remedios  posted Jul 26th 2012 at 8:00AM IN | Avg Rating
Healthy Living

Stress, erratic meals, over-consumption of ‘outside food,’ and unhealthy social commitments can all contribute to high blood pressure. While, globally, the number of high blood pressure (HBP) cases has fallen, in India this number is on a steady incline. A recent study revealed that, till the end of 2008, 139 million Indians suffered from HBP (Via). Did you know this staggering number is also susceptible to stroke, heart and kidney failure? To help you understand this condition better, we collate some interesting facts about high blood pressure and its prevention. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

To post this comment you must log in.

Login / Connect with: Facebook Google Plus Indiatimes Network

 

Health Star Of The Week

Health Star of the Week: Weight Loss to Gain Back the Strength

Nidhi, thought that being tall helped her look slim, so she didn't pay any attention...

 Read More»

 

Men's Health

17 Best Skincare Tips & Treatments for Men

If women are coy about sex, men are coy about skincare treatments. Men also face skin...

 Read More»

 

in focus

Sex Talk

most popular

 

ASK

OUR
EXPERTS

Q:
Age-23, Gender- Male height-5 feet 8 inches Weight-61 kg Status- Unmarried .Problem- fitness problem and thin body structure.......Getting Confused...

READ MORE »

 

Meet other experts »

editor's pick

ACROSS THE NET