World Health Day 2013: Prevent High Blood Pressure
04/08/2013

World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April every year. It is a foundation day of WHO. WHO was founded in 1948. Every year WHO celebrate this day with specific theme. For 7th April 2013 theme is High blood pressure.

Online PR News – 08-April-2013 – Pune , Maharashtra – World Health Day is celebrated on 7th April every year. It is a foundation day of WHO. WHO was founded in 1948. Every year WHO celebrate this day with specific theme. For 7th April 2013 theme is High blood pressure. Hypertension also known as high blood pressure is a silent killer. It is the first cause of heart diseases. It can lead to heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure if not maintained in given range.
What Are The Signs Of High Blood Pressure?
How would you know if your blood pressure is on higher side. Sometimes it is difficult to identify the signs and symptoms of hypertension. Generally it is over looked or taken in casual way in case of some symptoms seen. Following some of the symptoms can be associated with high blood pressure levels.
Majority of patients do not show any sign or symptom for high blood pressure.
Severe headache
Fatigue or tiredness
Difficulty in breathing, especially while climbing the stairs
Irregular heart beat
Chest pain
Blood in urine
These are few to mention here. But there are some risk factors which can increase the possibility of developing blood pressure in future. Risk factors for blood pressure are:
Age: as age increases chances of developing high blood pressure increases. In middle age man risk is more whereas female has increased risk after her menopausal age due to hormonal changes.
Ethnicity OR Race: increased risk of blood pressure is seen in black than white.
Family history: family history for blood pressure increases chances. If mother or father or their parents have high blood pressure, their children are on increased risk

These are few things which we cannot change or they are not in our hand, but few things such as obesity, eating habits, exercise can be modified to prevent the disease.
Low level of physical activity
Increase body weight or obesity
Lack of minerals such as potassium OR vitamins such as Vit D can lead to hypertension.
Regular alcohol consumption
One needs to control these factors and modify the lifestyle to prevent diseases.
If you have your close family member, near ones, brother, sister or a friend who is diagnosed with hypertension share this with him. If you have above mentioned risk factor take a step forward and help yourself.
We will be happy help you in preventing against disease rather than fighting against it!
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