Nowadays, 5 to 6 years old are developing high blood pressure i.e hypertension. It is not a natural nowadays as the kids are under a lot of stress due to academic reasons, personal life etc.
Some of the kids might develop this due to the presence of congenial heart diseases in the family.
There are two categories of hypertension-primary hypertension and secondary hypertension.
Primary hypertension may occur due to irregular food habits and sleep cycles , presence of heart disease in family etc.
Secondary hypertension develops out of tumours in adrenal glands, kidney failure etc.
The symptoms include- chest pain, vomiting, nausea and it can cause death as well.
The parents must take their kids for a regular check up to the doctor and the blood pressure must be checked every three months along with proper medication. The kids must be kept away from stress, they must have a proper balanced diet and must be motivated to do exercises like running, We must aim to keep our future generation safe and healthy.