What’s the theme this time
This year’s theme is “Measure your blood pressure accurately, control it, live longer”. This theme has been undertaken to spread awareness among the public through social networks. This time the awareness campaign is trying to tell people how to measure their blood pressure properly and keep it under control. If you control blood pressure then you can live longer. What is hypertension or high blood pressure World Health Organization (WHO) According to him, hypertension is a condition where there is constant pressure on the blood vessels. These blood vessels carry blood from the heart to all parts of the body. Whenever there is a heartbeat, it pumps blood into the veins. Blood pressure is created by the blood vessels, namely the walls of the arteries. The higher the pressure, the harder it is for the heart to pump. In such situations, the problem of high blood pressure takes a chronic form. Know some facts related to high blood pressure – Most people are such that they don’t even realize they are struggling with high blood pressure problems. Even if their blood pressure rises dangerously. -Some people experience symptoms such as headache, shortness of breath, nosebleeds, but looking at this, it cannot be concluded that he is actually in a life threatening stage of life. Also read: World Hypertension Day 2021: High blood pressure will be controlled without drugs, do this exercise every day
It is very important for people to have their blood pressure checked at least once every two years after the age of 18. If you are 40 or older then you are at higher risk. In such situations, check with your doctor annually for blood pressure checks. Usually, people who have this problem are believed to be due to age, family history, being overweight, poor lifestyle, smoking, excessive salt intake, excessive alcohol consumption, and excessive stress.