Hypertension day event tomorrow – Telegraph India

Guwahati: The Northeast chapter of Cardiological Society of India will observe World Hypertension Day on Friday.

The theme of this year is on “Know your numbers on level of blood pressure, body weight, blood sugar and cholesterol – the risk factors and measures to avoid it”.

Society members said high blood pressure or hypertension is the most important risk factor for stroke, heart failure, coronary heart disease, kidney failure and eye complications. At least 50 per cent people with hypertension remain undiagnosed while 50 percent of those diagnosed do not adhere to proper treatment, they said.

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