Low blood pressure is medically known as hypotension. Technically, you are said to have low blood pressure when your systolic pressure (upper reading) falls below 120 mmHg and the diastolic pressure (lower reading) is less than
Cold weather affects blood pressure, shows a study that assessed a staggering 169,000 blood pressure measurements. The study has found that some people’s blood pressure is affected more by the cold weather and this blood
May 17 is World Hypertension Day. A study released at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco found that talking on a mobile phone causes systolic blood pressure - the higher number in a blood
With the summer months beckoning and temperature already spiking, experts are worried that there will be more and more people suffering from heat-related diseases. A recent survey by the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH)
Through proper sugar control, many problems such as eye disease, kidney disease, heart disease, nerve damage and serious foot problems can be prevented or delayed. Maintain a healthy lifestyle and stick to daily routines of
A new study found that eating raw fruits doesn’t necessarily lower blood pressure. Larger, more rigorous studies have found that eating more fruits and vegetables does lower blood pressure over time, but the specific role of
A study by American scientists presented on Wednesday supports the view that a substance in egg white has the ability to lower blood pressure without negative effects. Scientists reported that a component of egg whites, already
Changing social norms on smoking and drinking and a fast-food dominated lifestyle are causing a growing number of young people to fall prey to hypertension and a host of other diseases, warn doctors.
This year's theme for World
April 7 is World Health Day and theme this year is hypertension or high blood pressure.
The World Health Organization is worried about the disease, particularly in low income countries where there’s a rise in the number of
Subrojit was a successful executive, with a daughter and a doting wife. He spent his time running between work and family, and was a devoted father and husband. But what Subrojit didn't know was that the nagging headache with
A few years ago when Hollywood actress Demi Moore said she let leeches suck her blood as part of a therapy to look fresh and young it made headlines. This ancient medical therapy of using leeches for clinical bloodletting to
Swiss scientists have developed a miniature device to be implanted under the skin that could detect components in blood and transmit data to doctors directly, says a report. Humans are veritable chemical factories who manufacture
Painkillers and stress-reducing medicines are the primary reason for kidney ailments in youngsters, said a leading urologist here on the eve of World Kidney Day Wednesday. ‘Young people use painkillers rampantly these days.
A new study involving more than 26,000 people suffering from blood sugar says that, blood pressure and cholesterol are the two key factors for diabetics that could increase their risk of heart disease and stroke. ‘People with