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World Hypertension Day 2022: Causes, symptoms and prevention of increased blood pressure | All you need to know

World Hypertension Day is celebrated every year on May 17 to make people aware of this rapidly growing disease across the world. Let us know in detail about the symptoms, causes, and prevention of hypertension

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World Hypertension Day 2022

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the rapidly growing, serious health problems globally. Every year millions of people are diagnosed with the problem of high blood pressure in all countries of the world, including India. Talking in the context of India, experts advise everyone to be careful about this growing threat.

According to the data, it is found that about 33% of the urban and 25% of the rural population are hypertensive. Only one in ten people in rural areas and one in five people in the urban populations are able to control the problem of blood pressure. The serious thing is that 60-70 percent of the people do not even know that they are suffering from hypertension until the problem increases.

World Hypertension Day is celebrated every year on May 17 to make people aware of this rapidly growing disorder across the world. According to health experts, the problem of hypertension can happen to anyone, from adults to the elderly.

In such a situation it becomes very important for everyone to know, be aware of this disease, and keep taking preventive measures.

Let us know in detail about the symptoms, causes, and prevention of hypertension:

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Causes of High Blood Pressure

Habits such as lifestyle-eating disorders, obesity, high sodium intake, drinking alcohol, smoking, age, family history, etc are known to be the main causes.

Some people may have high blood pressure due to underlying health conditions. In this, problems like kidney diseases, adrenal gland tumors, (congenital) defects in blood vessels, and overdose of certain drugs are also responsible for high blood pressure.

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

Excessive sweating
Feeling anxious or tense
Feeling restless
Sleep disorder.
Irritability or dizziness.

Prevention for High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure can be controlled by making changes in lifestyle and diet. People who have high blood pressure is often elevated or who are at high risk of it, should pay attention to keep the amount of sodium low in their diet. Excess intake of sodium can increase blood pressure.

Apart from this, people who smoke and intake alcohol are also more prone to it, these things should be avoided at this time. Studies show that, making a habit of exercising regularly can help keep blood pressure under control.

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India logs 17,336 Covid-19 cases in a single day, highest in over 100 days, with 13 fatalities

The ministry said the Covid-19 daily positivity rate in India was recorded at 4.32 percent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.07 percent.

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India reported 17,336 Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, the country recorded the highest single-day cases in over 100 days. The ministry said the daily positivity rate in India was recorded at 4.32 percent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.07 percent.

India witnessed a rise of 4,294 cases in the span of 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 88,284. Active cases make up 0.20 percent of all infections. The Health Ministry reported that the nationwide Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.59 percent. The total number of infections in the country has risen to 4,33,62,294.

The number of people who recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours was recorded at 13,029, taking the total recoveries to 4,27,49,056. India saw a 30 percent jump in Covid-19 cases from the previous day.

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Maharashtra reported 60 percent of all infections. The state logged 5,218 new cases, which is the highest single-day spike in cases since February 11. Delhi reported 1,934 cases, the highest since February 4.

Along with Maharashtra, the other top 4 states that reported the highest number of cases today include Kerala (3,890), followed by Delhi (1,934), Tamil Nadu (1,063), and Haryana (872).

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India records 12,781 cases in a day, active tally crosses 75k mark; Delhi’s positivity rate reaches 8.41 percent

The top five states that have registered the maximum Covid-19 cases are Maharashtra, followed by Kerala, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka.

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India witnessed an increase of 4,226 Covid-19 cases in the span of 24 hours.

The coronavirus cases in the country are rising rapidly. India on Monday reported 12,781 new Covid-19 cases and 18 new fatalities in a single day. According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate in the country reached 4.32 percent, and the weekly positivity rate at 2.62 percent. The health bulletin stated that the active Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 76,700.

India witnessed an increase of 4,226 Covid-19 cases in the span of 24 hours. The national recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 percent.

The top five states that have registered the maximum cases are Maharashtra (4,004 cases), followed by Kerala (3,376), Delhi (1,530), Tamil Nadu (692), and Karnataka (623).

What’s more concerning is the rising Covid-19 cases in the capital. Delhi logged 1,530 Covid-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the health department, the positivity rate in the country rose to 8.41 percent. The number of active Covid-19 cases in Delhi increased to 5,542 from 5,119 on Saturday. On Friday, the capital recorded 2,722 Covid-19 cases, which is the highest in 4 months.

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Another big jump in Covid-19 cases, India reports 8,329 fresh cases and 10 fatalities in last 24 hours

According to the Health Ministry, India witnessed an increase of 4,103 Covid-19 cases since yesterday, taking the active caseload to 40,370.

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Kerala and Maharashtra top the chart of highest Covid-19 cases in India.

India reported 8,329 Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, which is the highest surge in daily cases in over three months. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country has witnessed an increase of 4,103 cases since yesterday, taking the active caseload to 40,370.

The country also logged 10 new fatalities on Saturday, taking the death toll to 5,24,747. The Health Ministry stated that the daily positivity rate in the country was recorded at 2.26 percent on Friday, while the weekly positivity rate was observed at 1.50 percent.

Kerala and Maharashtra top the chart of the highest Covid-19 cases in India.

Maharashtra recorded 3,081 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest in nearly four months. Meanwhile, Mumbai itself reported 1,956 new Covid-19 infections. In the first ten days of June, Mumbai reported nearly twice as many cases as it had in the entire month of May.

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Kerala saw a dramatic increase in Covid cases on Friday, with the total number of cases reaching 2,813 in just 24 hours. They accounted for 66 percent of new infections in the country, along with Maharashtra.

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