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Five superfoods to keep hypertension at bay

Hypertension is one of the most common diseases and often termed as a "silent killer". The condition exhibits no symptoms even if blood pressure reaches a dangerously high level, making a person prone to having a cardiac arrest or stroke. With the fast-paced life and demanding work schedules, everyone is under a significant level of stress. The pandemic has further escalated the stress levels due to work from home, resulting in longer working hours. Hypertension refers to a condition where the long-term force of the blood is unusually high against the artery walls leading to several other diseases over time, notes Sharanya S Shastry, dietician at Apollo Spectra Hospital, Bangalore. Regular headaches, nosebleeds, and shortness of breath are a few symptoms of high blood pressure, t...