Why HYPERTENSION Is No Joke!

It’s estimated that 29-31% of adults have hypertension. In the U.S. alone, that’s roughly 80 million people. With obesity on the rise, hypertension cases will only continue to surge. So, what is hypertension and what can it do? Hypertension is consistently having either a systolic blood pressure greater than 140 millimeters of Mercury or a…

Treating High Blood Pressure With a Fixed-Dose Combination Pill in Sri Lanka

High blood pressure is the leading cause of mortality and cardiovascular disease globally, and it disproportionately affects people in low and middle income countries where affordability and availability of medications is a critical issue. A single pill combining fixed low-doses of several generic antihypertensives could theoretically lower blood pressure more than usual care in these…