World Hypertension Day

Every year May 17 is dedicated as World Hypertension Day. Hypertension or High Blood Pressure (High BP) as it is called is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.

High BP can exist for several years without any symptoms. High Blood Pressure is developed over the years and nowadays it is affecting everyone in your vicinity. As per the CDC (Center for Disease control and Prevention) it is said that Worldwide, 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure — a condition that leads to heart attack and stroke.

Hypertension is normally defined when your Blood pressure levels are above 140/90. Blood Pressure above180/120 is considered as risky and there are high chances that this will lead to heart attack, stroke and kidney failure.

Everyone can take below five concrete steps to maintain their blood pressures.

Source: CDC Info graphics

People who suffer from heart or cardiac conditions it is highly recommended that Blood Pressure should be tracked regularly.

Such readings helps in effective treatment and helps to analyses certain fluctuations in the Blood pressure recording.

With Heallify app one can log the blood pressure regularly.

Happy Heart !! Keep pumping !!