Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. As the world whirls under the effect of Coronavirus, patients with hypertension are more prone to contracting the deadly COVID-19 with severe complications. We have with us Dr. Sanjay Mittal, Director, Clinical and Preventive Cardiology, Heart Institute, Medanta – The Medicity, who will tell us how Hypertension and COVID-19 are linked. Is having hypertension considered a high risk for covid-19? Does it raise the severity?Also Read - Is Drinking Too Much Water Bad For Your Body?
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