High blood pressure

19% of users suffer from Hypertension, Know more.

A WHO study says that globally, cardiovascular disease accounts for approximately one third of the total deaths. Out of this, complications of hypertension is responsible for at least 45% of deaths.

India is placed at a higher risk due to lack of Hypertension awareness, treatment and control status, with only half of the urban and a quarter of the rural hypertensive individuals being aware of its presence.

-Ganesh Shankar, Data consultant @ eKincare

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Introduction to Hypertension

My Blood pressure reading was once around 140/90…..

But I don’t feel anything….

With blood pressure, one time reading is not considered as the final word; multiple readings at different times of the day are needed.

Yet again, no distinctive symptoms are visible, but the damage to the blood vessels begins.

Do not ignore high readings!

– Dr. Pooja, Senior Nutritionist @eKincare.com

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Obesity Management

Introduction to Obesity management

Most of us are under the impression that we are not overweight/ Obese or at lower risk when compared to people from the western world as we just have fat around our waists, while other parts of our body are lean.

Typical Asian Indian population has high waist circumference and are lean otherwise. This is more dangerous than having higher weight/ BMI.

Note that abdominal fat is the seat for deadly lifestyle diseases!

– Dr. Pooja, Senior Nutritionist @eKincare.comRead More »