Blood Pressure

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Hypertension Highlights

Diet, Exercise & Weight

High blood pressure has many names such as hypertension, HBP or HTN, this is a stage where blood pressure is at elevated level more than normal pressure in the arteries.

Highlights of High Blood Pressure

1. Maintain a healthy weight and don't be overweight.

2. Be more physically active.

3. Take less salt and sodium.

4. Fresh vegetables and fresh fruits and low-fat dairy products.

5. Moderate or avoid alcoholic beverages.

6. Exercise for 30 minutes or more

Causes of Blood Pressure

Genetic, Stress, Environment ....

The causes of High Blood Pressure can be due to genetic, enviornment, stress and other medical complications. factors.

1. Due to Environment.

2. Due to stress work related or personal

3. Due to gentic factors.

4. Other medical complications.

Hypertension Risk Factor

High Blood Pressure Risk Factor

The undetected high blood pressure is a silent killer. The undetected high blood pressure can lead to heart failure, kidney faliures etc. Do you know two thirds of Americans over age 60 have hypertension. Latest study show hypertension is also becoming more common in children and teenagers.

1. Heart stroke

2. Kidney failure

3. Eye bleeding etc

4. Increases health risk.

Hypertension Symptoms

High Blood Pressure Symptoms

The silent symptom of high blood pressure makes it deadly disease. Once detected either at early stage or at advance stage drastic changes are needed in lifestyle and in some case medication will be necessary.

1. Changes in lifestyle

2. Experience pain in head and neck when waking up.

3. Dizziness

4. Due to Fatigue

5. Heart Pain

6. Palpitations

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BP Treatment

High Blood Pressure Treatment

High Blood Pressure diseases can not be treated with over the shelf medication. Patients with hypertension symptoms need consultation with physicians for medication, lifestyle change, and diet plan to lower blood pressure.

1. lifestyle changes for

2. Medication for stage1 & stage2

3. Diet plan

4. Combination of medication

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Hypertension Tips

High Blood Pressure Tips

Use followinmg 10 tips to control high blood pressure

1. Low in take of salt & Sodium

2. Quit smoking

3. Quit Alcohol

4. Eat vegetables & Fruits

5. Eat low-fat diary products

6. Exercise for 30 minutes

7. Medication as advised

8. Monitor blood pressure

9. Note your BP readings

10. Maintain your weight

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Exercise for Blood Pressure

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According to survey conducted by Centers of Disease and Prevention, more than one-half American adults don't get enough exercise. The 20-25 percent population are not active at all. Each year hundreds of people die because of physical inactivity and unhealthy eating habits. Excess weight around your waist does no good to your health. Excess weight in high blood pressure adds more risk to you and can lead to heart and other diseases. Introducing 30 minutes to 1 hour of exercise in a day can do wonders for your body. Not only it makes your body healthy but also adds more days, months to your life.

It does not have to be in one session. The exercise schedule can be spread across the day. All it needs commitment to follow exercise plan. Please visit Doctor for advice on exercise which are best for your body. Depending upon your health and body condition exercise will vary. Those who are not physically active should start with normal walking and later move to more intense exercises such as aerobics, swimming and brisk walking. Stretching before starting any exercise is always good thing to do. It helps body to warm-up and later when you do any exercise even walking it will have better effect on the body. Stretching also opens the joints so that you can walk freely without feeling any muscle or joint related issues. Please be careful in doing stretching over bending can also hurt your back.

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Blood Pressure Reading Chart

Following table gives details about blood pressure reading and how to understand each stage of blood pressure.

Blood Pressure Chart

Current Condition
What to do
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Below 120 Below 80 Normal Blood Pressure Adopt a healthy lifestyle [read more]
120 - 139 80 - 89 Prehypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle [read more]
140 - 159 90 - 99 Stage 1 hypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle
Medication Required
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Above 160 Above 100 Stage 2 hypertension Adopt a healthy lifestyle
Medication Required
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