Tag: acquiring epidemic proportions

  • ‘Hypertension rising steeply in India’

    ‘Hypertension rising steeply in India’

    By Anurag Dey Kolkata: With one in every three Indians suffering from hypertension and heart ailments responsible for over 30 percent of deaths in the country, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are acquiring epidemic proportions in India, warn experts. “Hypertension is a silent killer; all the comorbidities, whether heart problems, brain stroke, kidney or stroke, are produced…