Fast-moving lifestyles unearthly hours at work stress addiction to alcohol and unhealthy meals are making more and more Indians fall prey to high blood pressure at a very young age. ‘The biggest problem with hypertension is that there are no symptoms. Thus people tend to be unaware that they have hypertension’ Ravi Kasliwal senior cardiac consultant at Medanta - the Medicity told IANS. ‘High blood pressure (BP) is a major public health problem in India and its prevalence is rapidly increasing among both urban and rural populations. In fact hypertension is the most prevalent chronic disease in India’ he said.