Pre-existing health conditions like asthma, lung diseases, kidney problems, and diabetes can put a person at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and of developing serious complications. Dr. Belliappa, a top General Physician with over 29 years of experience (view doctor profile on Practo), explains the vulnerability of people suffering with hypertension to COVID-19.
He also shares insights on how hypertension patients can keep blood pressure under control. In the below video, Dr. Belliappa has focused on the following:
1) Should individuals with hypertension be worried?
2) Can hypertension medication increase the risk of contracting COVID-19