Hypertension is a major killer disease world wide and the irony is that majority of patients who are suffering are not even aware of it. In india and in cities like Indore incidence and prevalance of high blood pressure and it’s complications like heart attack, stroke, heart failure etc is increasing at a rapid rate.
On the occasion of world hypertension day we did a awareness campaign and organized a press conference to spread the awareness amongst general public and people and heart patients of Indore and surrounding areas like Ujjain , Dewas, mhow, Dhar, shajapur, Shujalpur, dhamnod, sanwer, nemawar, khandwa, khargone ,Ratlam etc. Dr Siddhant Jain , senior Cardiologist and interventionist and Dr Nishat Gupta, physician talked about the various aspects of hypertension diagnosis , prevention and management. This event organized by rhythm healthcare clinic was well covered by print and electronic media.
Dr Siddhant Jain stressed on the causes of high blood pressure and the importance of getting blood pressure checked. He also emphasised the role of diet , addictions, exercise, stress and lifestyle in the occurrence of hypertension. He said that getting routine health check-up is very important for all of us to prevent ourselves from suck killer lifestyle related diseases like hypertension, diabetes, heart attack and stroke.