As per the report, women had more cases of hypertension than males. According to the statement, factors such as salt and fat intake, obesity, hormonal imbalance, chronic use of oral contraceptive pills, pregnancy, and even menopause can contribute to this illness.
Gurugram: According to worldwide data, India has one of the lowest treatment rates for hypertension. According to a recent Meddo Health report, roughly 54% of women and 24% of men in India suffer from chronic hypertension.
In response to the findings, Saurabh Kochhar, Founder and CEO of Meddo Health stated, “With the growing number of hypertension cases, India is slated to become one of the world’s largest countries with cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes mellitus, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.” To establish a healthy nation, each issue that causes excessive stress or blood pressure must be addressed quickly.”
According to the survey, women have more cases of hypertension than males. This illness is exacerbated by excessive salt and fat consumption, obesity, hormonal imbalance, prolonged use of oral contraceptive pills, pregnancy, and even menopause. Furthermore, increasing stress levels at work and maintaining a work-life balance, which has transformed the role of women from bread makers to bread earners, have been associated with high blood pressure, leading to hypertension.
According to the survey, the number of hypertension instances has increased dramatically due to greater levels of stress documented during the pandemic outbreak. Stay-at-home customs, living in solitude, job layoffs, and the economic slump have all contributed significantly to high blood pressure instances. Furthermore, sedentary lifestyles and the closure of fitness and yoga centers have resulted in poor health management, increasing the number of people with high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease.
One of the significant issues with hypertension cases in India is a lack of diagnosis. A more substantial proportion of patients are unaware that they have hypertension or associate stress with hypertension. According to the statement, self-awareness and proactive action on cardiovascular health can considerably improve India’s health.
A blood pressure reading of less than 120/80mmHg indicates normal blood pressure, whereas a reading of more than 140/90mmHg indicates hypertension.
As a result, understanding how to control blood pressure is critical, as it can put people in danger of having a heart attack.