06/10/2021 04:16 PM | Click to read full article
Hypertension or high blood pressure affects a huge chunk of the global population and across age groups. As per the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stopping Hypertension), 'no more than a teaspoon of salt helps the blood pressure reading go down' - as it helps the medicines get absorbed better.
Normal-pressure reading stands at 120/80 and high blood pressure is anything over 140/90. Healthy BP reading is not subject to factors like age – it continues to be the same across all age groups.