Masked Hypertension

    Kolkata: Study conducted by a private hospital group has revealed that a sizeable number of Bengal’s population is suffering from masked hypertension.

    India Heart Study, conducted between April 2018 and June 2019, examined 862 people from Bengal who are not on any type of medication for hypertension.

    The results show that nearly 17.3 per cent of the respondents have masked hypertension that was not diagnosed before. The prevalence is more in males.