Andezhath Kumaran Susheela*
Fluorosis Research & Rural Development Foundation, IndiaFulltext PDF
The biggest killer in India is hypertension. Hypertension increases with age. Only in 65+ age group, men and women suffer in equal numbers. One fails to understand what needs to be done to reduce high BP to 120/80 in vast majority of the population. Reveals young and old across the globe are victims of high BP. Young adults 18 years and above, 30% have high BP, according to the Cardiology Society of India survey conducted in 2015. Young adults 20 to 40 years of age in India 22% have high BP. Hypertension increases with age. Only in 65+ age group, men and women suffer in equal numbers. BP measurement in an individual give two numbers, 130/80 (Systolic/Diastolic) that assist a physician to treat the patient. Harsh Vardhan, India’s Health Minister stated in a recent report, 75 million Indians above 60 years of age suffer from chronic diseases.
Hypertension; Fluoride; Hemoglobin; Chronic diseases
Susheela AK. Hypertension Connect to Fluoride. J Dent Oral Biol. 2021; 6(2): 1182. ISSN: 2475-5680.