Tag Archives: blood pressure

Suffering from critical illness for a while, you could be at risk of kidney disease

People with acute critical illness have an increased risk of kidney complications and death, finds a study. “Patients with acute critical illness without apparent underlying renal disease — a group traditionally considered to be at low risk of renal diseases — have clinically relevant long-term renal risks,” wrote Dr. Shih-Ting… Read more »

6 Healthy Drinks For Managing High Blood Pressure Or Hypertension

According to the 2017 report by Cardiological Society of India (CSI), with one in every three Indians suffering from hypertension and heart ailments, cardiovascular diseases are acquiring epidemic proportions in India. While medications help reduce blood pressure, one has to stick to a healthy diet to manage it well. One… Read more »

Monitoring blood pressure at home can help treat hypertension faster

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a leading public health challenge globally due to its high prevalence and related morbidity and mortality. Today, not only the adults, but even the teenagers are becoming victims of hypertension due to their lifestyle and food habits. Expressing concern over the growing challenges of… Read more »

This is how indoor temperature can affect your blood pressure

According to a recent study, one can manage hypertension by turning up the thermostat. Comparing blood pressure readings of people in their own homes with temperature readings, the researchers at University College London found that lower indoor temperatures were linked to higher blood pressure. “Our research has helped to explain… Read more »

This is the amount of salt you need to have to avoid health issues

Salt does not damage health unless you have more than twice the recommended amount, said a new study in The Lancet, sparking outrage among public health experts who want salt intake cut in most countries by at least 30%. The study, which analysed data from more than 95,700 people from 18 countries, including… Read more »

Kidney disease symptoms, 10 warning signs your body is sending you

Kidneys, the vital organs located just below the rib cage on either side of the spine, do a lot to keep the body in check. Think of your kidney as a filter. It helps eliminate waste and toxins from blood that our bodies can’t process otherwise; it’s the removal of… Read more »

5 Remarkable Home Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Though spring is the most beautiful of all seasons, it also brings along with it a handful of health woes. Fresh grass, blooming trees, flowers and weeds release pollen into the air in what is known as the natural process of pollination, which leads to allergies that continue to affect… Read more »

Don’t ignore dizziness when standing up, you may be at risk of dementia

People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up, caused by a sudden drop in blood pressure, may be at greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later, according to a study done by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US. The study, published in journal of the American Academy… Read more »