Chronic Hypertension

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Death?

By Dr. Mahantesh R Charantimath, Cardiology Today 1 out of 3 people are suffering from high blood pressure problem. It proves to be a “silent murderer” that slowly damages your body from the inside before the symptoms are witnessed. A blood pressure reading less than 120 over 80 is considered normal and…

Can Ayurvedic Treatment Control Hypertension?

By Dr. Ketan Dangat, Ayurveda, Hypertension is a condition which is characterised by elevated blood pressure in the arteries. This condition can be a result of aging, stress or a poor diet (including an unhealthy lifestyle as well). In the present day, hypertension is mainly caused due to an unhealthy diet as…

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) – Know The Reasons Behind It!!

By Anantya Healthcare, Multi Speciality High blood pressure is a condition which occurs when the blood flowing through the vessels exerts pressure that is above normal. This causes the heart to pump harder and this may result in hardening of the arteries, also known as atherosclerosis. The specific cause of hypertension is not…

Sex and Hypertension

By Dr Vijay Abbot , Sexology Although it does not have any direct link, it is observed that patients suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure have significant problems attaining overall sexual satisfaction. Connection between blood pressure and sex- An increase in blood pressure can occur with any kind of activity, depending…

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy

By Dr Rahul Manchanda , Gynaecology One of the most common conditions that women develop while pregnancy is hypertension. Research reveals that hypertensive disorders affect about 2% to 3% of women during pregnancy. Hypertensive disorders that affect pregnant women have been characterized into 4 types- 1. Chronic Hypertension- This category of hypertension…