How do you know that you have High Blood Pressure?

  • High blood pressure often doesn't have any symptoms
  • unusually strong headache,
  • chest pain,
  • difficulty in breathing, or tiredness.
  • Giddiness
  • Vomiting
  • Hypertension is usually diagnosed by a health care professional during a routine checkup.
  • If you have any of above symptoms, check your Blood pressure.
  • Also, it is very important that once diagnosed you should visit your doctor on a regular basis.

Is High Blood Pressure treatable?

  • No, but can be controlled using medicines and lifestyle modifications

Do all Patients require medications?

  • Treatment of hypertension usually involves lifestyle changes
  • Patients who are not controlled by lifestyle changes need to take medicines

What can you do to prevent High Blood Pressure?

  • Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle:
  • Reducing weight if you are overweight
  • Quitting smoking & Avoiding alcohol
  • Eating healthy diet, which is high in fruits, vegetables, protein and whole grains and low in salt & fats
  • Regular exercise like walking
  • Practicing Relaxation techniques, breathing techniques, Yoga or meditation to relieve stress

Get your blood pressure checked regularly