All You Wanted to Know About is an easy-to- read reference series put together by Health Update and assisted by a team of medical experts who offer the latest perspectives on body health.
Each book in the series enhances your knowledge on a particular health issue. It makes you an active participant by giving multiple perspectives to choose from- allopathy, acupuncture, ayurveda, homoeopathy, nature cure and unani.
This book is intended as a home adviser but does not substitute a doctor.
The opinions are those of the contributors, and the publisher holds no responsibility.
Hypertension or high blood pressure catches you unawares, in the prime of your life, as there are no symptoms. Stress, excessive salt, stiffening and thickening of the artery walls, increased retention of water and salt in the kidneys, obesity are some of the causes of hypertension.
Even mild hypertension can be risky. You can control hypertension by changing your life-style and by medicines. The management of diabetes, high cholesterol and smoking is important. Excessive intake of salt has to be curbed. Restriction of salt in diet is effective in about sixty percent of people with hypertension.
From the Jacket:
You need this book for better health and longer life, For more up-to-date information on medical treatments.
A product of the combined knowledge and experience of many doctors and scientists, this book offers a clear look at sickness and therapy - therapy which uses both alternative care and conventional medicine.
You owe it to yourself to own this Health Update
(Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi)
Dr. Rajni Sushma
(Senior Lecturer, A &U Tibbia Collage, New Delhi)
Dr. V.K. Khanna
(Principal, Nehru Memorial Homoeopathic College, New Delhi)
Dr. Sambhashiva Rao
(Chief Medical Officer, Institute of Naturopathy, Bangalore)
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