The problem of high blood pressure is called hypertension. Every year May 17 is observed as World Hypertension Day. In this serious medical condition, a person has to take special care of his diet, his health, his lifestyle. The purpose of observing Hypertension Day is to make people aware of hypertension.
In most of the cases, the affected patient is not aware of the early stages of the disease, due to which it takes a chronic form and eventually it becomes fatal. It is also called the silent killer because of its unknown symptoms.
According to amarujala.com, World Hypertension Day was first celebrated in 2005. It was started by the World Hypertension League. The day encourages people to prevent and control it. The pressure of blood on our veins is called blood pressure. High blood pressure is called a condition when this flow becomes rapid.
There can be different reasons for High Blood pressure like family history, stress, wrong eating, and lifestyle, etc. The study finds, that, those 40 or older, are at an even higher risk. So if you’re 40 or over it, In such a situation, you should get your blood pressure checked every year.