Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in his address at the G7 health ministers’ meeting in Tokyo on Saturday will promote India as a medical tourism destination. The occasion presents a great opportunity to do so as there is a huge demand from Japan, especially for home-based care.
Q1. What is the most common symptom of high blood pressure?
High Body Temperature
It Has No Symptoms That You Notice
Q2. At what point is blood pressure considered stage 1 high blood pressure?
120 over 80
130 over 80
140 over 90
210 over 120
Answers to all these questions are given at the end of this email.
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Answers of the Quiz
Ans 1 : (d) It Has No Symptoms That You Notice
High blood pressure (hypertension) often has no clear symptoms. For this reason it's called the silent killer.
Ans 2 : (b) 130 over 80
You have high blood pressure when your blood pressure is 130/80 mmHg on several separate occasions. Blood pressure can be normal, elevated, or stage 1 or stage 2 high blood pressure
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