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What do you know about hypertension?
Hypertension is a state when there are high blood pressure levels in the human body consistently. It could happen to anyone and does not show any significant symptoms. It can cause several health issues if not cured timely. It would be best to start having regular health checkups, especially for blood pressure levels.
The common reasons behind hypertension & other heart problems are excess salt consumption, regularly consuming more than three alcoholic drinks in 1 sitting, excessive smoking, being overweight, not doing physical exercises, and taking more than usual stress.
What needs to be done to lower High Blood Pressure?
One can efficiently manage cholesterol and blood pressure levels by bringing a healthy lifestyle change, thereby lessening the chances of heart attacks or strokes. Besides this, the following are a few tips that will help in reducing the high blood pressure levels:
Limited Alcohol Consumption and Smoking
Physical Exercises(moderate intensity)
Rich in Fibre Food
Efficient Stress Management
The infographic below depicts the facts about hypertension around the world, its causes, and how does it affect humans. It also shows the blood pressure readings of normal, pre-hypertensive, and hypertensive phases. Moreover, it describes the potential symptoms of hypertension, its prevention methods, and how can it be treated.
Author Bio: Anurag works as a Marketing Head for Wisdom Policy, a leading online insurance provider in India. His passion for marketing is never-ending, and his contributions so far are unmatched.
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