Unaware of their high blood pressure 10pc BD Rural Adults: Study


Rural Bangladesh by more than 10 percent of adults are unaware of their high blood pressure, and the ratio of a 60-year-old men above the age of 5 years and doubles, recently icddr, a study says.

Those taking anti-hypertension medication among more than 50 percent were uncontrollable – a normal blood pressure level is unable to maintain, icddr, B Masuma Akter Khanam-led study shows.

High blood pressure, stroke, heart failure, and kidney failure, which is a major risk factor for the – – the burden of hypertension among adults 15-20 percent of Bangladesh now stands at. And the increasing age and more wealth with uncontrolled hypertension is a significant independent association, the study says.

It is marked by high undiagnosed hypertension, and the treatment of uncontrolled hypertension more than 50 percent of Bangladesh, a resource-poor settings is a great challenge for the country, which puts says.

These guidelines apply pressure to regular health checkup or health screening should be reinforced, suggests that.

A separate review, icddr leadership, b Kamrun Nahar Koly, nine primary studies looked at and Bangladeshi spread of hypertension among adults is increasing at a rate of 0.04 per year, that is found.

Researchers for people to change are difficult for non-customizable and hypertension risk, age, gender, race and genetics factor among themselves.

They better, increasing physical activity, reducing weight and lowering consumption of high-calorie diets sodium, and alcohol, tobacco or betel nut leaves as avoiding the consumption of modified by changes in lifestyle risk factors with focus on prevention and management of stress control efforts.

According to, as hypertension is becoming an emerging epidemic in the developing country, Bangladesh, to prevent non-communicable diseases is ready for further processing.