Dr. Ameer Hamza, Dr. Muhammad Ahsan, Dr. Muhammad Junaid
Introduction: High blood pressure (HBP) is a leading major risk factor for chronic diseases and deaths. The prevalence of patients with high blood pressure (HT) had reached from 600 million in 1980 to one billion in 2008. Objectives of the study: The main objective of the study is to find the relationship of high blood pressure and heart stroke among local population of Pakistan. Methodology of the study: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Jinnah Hospital Lahore during March 2019 to November 2019. This study was conducted according to the rules and regulations of ethical committee of hospital. This research will help towards next findings of effect of blood pressure in high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases. Results: The data shows that there is a significant relationship between high blood pressure and CVD. There is also some positive relationship between socio-economic status and high blood pressure with respect to CVD. Conclusion: In conclusion, Increase in number of deaths due to cardiovascular diseases in recent years diverted researchers' attention to prevention and controlling of HBP which is a leading cause of cardiovascular diseases.