Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

By Stella Green

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension happens when the force of the blood rises as it pushes against the arterial walls and remains higher than normal for certain duration of time. There are various signs and symptoms of high blood pressure. Continue Reading

Kill The Silent Killer “ High Blood Pressure ” Before It Kills You

By Stella Green

High Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular diseases have affected millions worldwide, and have assumed proportions of a world wide epidemic. This conspicuous rise in cardiovascular diseases has also meant world wide significant increase in health spends towards remedial treamtmen imposing a notable economic burden upon society. High blood pressure (Hypertension) is an associated risk factor for cardiovascular disease since the last decade. The worldwide occurrence of hypertension is more than 1 billion whereas more than 7.1 million deaths may be accredited to hypertension annually. Continue Reading

How to Maintain a Healthy Heart?

By Steve Marc

Eat your way to a healthy heart

Our heart is a muscle which can only get strong and healthier if we lead an active life. People who are active stay away from heart diseases. To prevent heart disease and make it healthy enough one must change his lifestyle and adapt healthy habits. Continue Reading

Tackling High Blood Pressure

By Steve Marc

Tackling High Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular diseases tops the disease list and accounts for nearly 30% of global deaths in the year 2008. Cardiovascular mainly affect the brain and the kidney. The causes of cardiovascular disease are diverse but hypertension is the most common. As published in the United States report, an estimated 23 million people will lose their lives by the year 2030 due to cardiovascular diseases each year. Continue Reading

Hypertension: Are you at risk?

By Steve Marc

Measuring Hypertension

When the heart beats, blood is pumped around the body to provide oxygen and energy requirement. Blood pressure is basically a measure of the force used by the heart for pumping blood around the body. When the blood moves, it start pushing against sides of blood vessels. The measurements recorded during heart beat could suggest: Continue Reading