High blood pressure or hypertension is one of the most leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases throughout the world. The management of hypertension varies considerably from person to person. This book is a concise summary of current researches including its Ayurvedic aspects. The book covers the underlying physiological, genetic and environmental components which may contribute towards its pathogenesis and also covers the different aspects of investigations and definitive management according to modern and Ayurvedic concepts. The chapters are written in very simple language and contains sufficient detail to serve useful as reference for the students, teachers, physician and common people's.
The purpose of this book is to answer the various questions about hypertension i.e., how are blood pressure goal to be achieved, what lifestyle modifications is recommended & which drug should be used in how much dose and when?