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October 18, 2020

Efforts urged to create awareness about hypertension

National

October 18, 2020

NOWSHERA: Expressing concern over increasing cases of hypertension among the general public, health experts on Saturday urged people to modify their lifestyle to reduce chances of hypertension that led to heart attack.

They were speaking at a seminar at the Qazi Medical Complex here. The seminar was held in connection with World Hypertension Day.

Noted cardiologist at the Aga Khan University Karachi Prof Dr Mohammad Ishaq Paracha said that hypertension had serious repercussions for the patients.

He shed light on the factors that contributed to hypertension as it became a leading cause of heart attack. Dr Ishaq Paracha that once a person was affected by blood pressure or diabetes he or she would have to use medicine for life.