Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common condition wherein the force of the blood flowing through the arteries is high enough to cause deleterious effects on the heart. The detrimental effect of high BP on the heart develops over years.
Recent studies have shown that about of 33% urban and of 25% rural Indians are hypertensive. Of all hypertensive patients, only 25-40% are aware that they have high BP.
• Dr Siri Kamath has an experience of 12 years in Internal medicine.
• Senior Consultant Physician at OI Super-Specialty Clinics, Above Oncology India, (J P Nagar, )She currently heads the Department of Internal Medicine and COVID CARE TASK FORCE at BGS GLENEAGLES GLOBAL Hospitals, Kengeri, Bangalore.
• She has handled a large variety of cases in internal medicine.