Everything You Need to Know About Hypertension
Did you know? Hypertension can lead to a host of complications, including chronic heart disease. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is abnormally high Blood pressure is measured in two numbers: the systolic blood pressure, which is the pressure of the blood when the heartbeats, and the diastolic blood pressure, which is the pressure of the blood when the heart rests.
However, there are some risk factors for hypertension that are much more serious and can cause long-term damage. If you or someone you know is suffering from hypertension, it's important to be aware of these risks and take steps to control the condition. To know more about Hypertension watch the live discussion with Dr Praveen Kulkarni, Sr Consultant - Cardiology, Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
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