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Coronavirus and Blood Pressure – Risk involved

The major concern during coronavirus outbreak is staying fit and healthy, especially for those who are suffering from chronic diseases like high blood pressure. People who are elderly and have hypertension are more vulnerable to the pandemic. High blood pressure or hypertension is a severe ailment that induces the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney disease. Individuals with the condition have high chances to get:

  • Covid 19
  • Severe symptoms
  • Deceased from the infection

 

                                    

If you are suffering from hypertension, it is important to take extra precautions to prevent yourself from getting infected such as:

  • Wash hands on a regular basis for minimum 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based sanitizer
  • Don’t touch your face 
  • Always sneeze into a tissue (throw it instantly in a close bin) or bent elbow
  • Disinfectant commonly touched areas or objects frequently
  • Sanitize your mobile phone often
  • Keep a distance of at least 2 meters, maintain social distancing
  • If you have Covid 19 symptoms inform your health care provider, remain isolated
  • Avoid gathering or crowded place
  • Continue to take your blood pressure medications
  • Keep a track of your blood pressure 
  • Don’t change your medications without consulting your doctor
  • Consume enough fluid, remain hydrated
  • Exercise is important

Contact your doctor if you get Covid19 symptoms like fever, cough and shortness of breath. Be ready with your current readings of blood pressure and share with your doctor. Consult our team of health care provider at the Bansal Global Hospital. We are declared as a dedicated hospital by the Delhi Government to treat the Covid 19 positive patients. Fix your appointment today and contact us at +919911062832

Note: Since we are exclusively dedicated Covid 19 hospital, we will not able to handle other medical cases for the time being.

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