Seasonal variation of blood pressure in normotensive females aged 18 to 40 years in an urban slum of Delhi, India.

@article{Sinha2010SeasonalVO,
  title={Seasonal variation of blood pressure in normotensive females aged 18 to 40 years in an urban slum of Delhi, India.},
  author={Pragya Sinha and Taneja Davender Kumar and Narender Pal Singh and Renuka Saha},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={134-45}
}
Season is one of the factors affecting blood pressure. The objectives of this study are to quantify the magnitude of seasonal changes in blood pressure among normotensive women aged 18 to 40 years and to find out the association of blood pressure variation between winter and summer with body mass index, temperature, humidity, day length, and salt intake. The study was carried out on 132 women, included 4 home visits during the seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Mean increase in… CONTINUE READING

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