Sadia Siddiqui

Department of Medicine, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Effect of Age and Gender on Correlation between Body Mass Index and Heart Rate among Hypertensive Patients
    Author(s): Wajahat Ali, Zia Ullah Khan, Sana Bilal, Sadia Siddiqui, Ahsan Ali Siddiqui and Adnan Anwar*

    Objective: Fatness is one of the main causes of mortality with elevated body mass index (BMI), especially from cardiovascular disease (CVD). Impaired or abnormal functioning of the autonomic nervous system has been involved in the progression of hypertension. Heart rate variability quantitatively evaluates cardiac autonomic disorder that is used to record reduced cardiac autonomic commotion in high blood pressurewith an age and gender. Our objective is to determine the effect of age and gender on correlation between body mass index and heart rate among hypertensive patients. Methods: Secondary data analysis of a cross-sectional study on clinical manifestations of hypertensive patients was carried out. All patients in the parent study had self-reported history of hypertension where each patient’s demographic profile and hypertension associated medical conditions had been recorded.. Read More»

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