hypertension

Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy – What Should You Know?

By Dr. Namrata Dhaval Shah, 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 in general…

How Does Diabetes & Hypertension Affect Your Sex?

By Dr. Poosha Darbha, Sexology With rapidly changing lifestyles, diabetes and hypertension have become extremely prevalent. India is the world’s new diabetes capital, and hypertension is a close twin for diabetes. These are not single-system diseases, in that they directly or indirectly affect the entire body in different ways. What many do…

Hypertension And Heart – How One Affects Other?

  By Dr. M Wali, Internal Medicine Yes, they are closely related! Hypertension acts a catalyst to worsen the heart health. It is considered a silent killer. Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a serious medical condition which occurs when the pressure of the blood pumping through your arteries is too strong…

Can Having High Blood Pressure Cause Heart Attack?

By Dr. Gaurav Tripathi, 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 140-159…

What’s Dangerous About High Blood Pressure?

By Mpct Hospital, Multi Speciality 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 140-159…

Does Sleep Disorder Cause Hypertension?

By Rlg Multi-speciality Hospital, 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 known,…

High Blood Pressure – How Can It Affect Pregnant Women?

By Dr. Pooja Mehta, Gynaecology Hypertension is a potentially fatal complication for pregnant women. It is caused by high blood pressure. Hypertension, besides the high levels of blood pressure, includes symptoms such as swollen feet and hands, and protein found in urine. If blood pressure is high during pregnancy, it puts excessive…

Can Hypertension Cause Kidney Failure?

By Dr. Sachin Hundekari, 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 140-159…

Hypertension And Pregnancy!

By Dr. Santosh Daphale, 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…

Hypertension And Pregnant – How To Deal With It?

By Dr. Preeti Kale, Gynaecology Blood pressure can be defined as how hard the blood pushes itself against the walls of the artery when the heart beats. A considerable amount of pressure is required for the circulation of blood throughout the body, but an excess can really cause complications. A blood pressure…