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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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Fats and Oils for Blood Pressure

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Fats and Oils are part of our daily diet and we need to choose the food which has good fats and less harmful fats. Removing harmful fats from diet helps in controlling blood pressure. In our all food we ate from morning to evening comes with fats. Fats come in two different types such as polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, saturated and Trans fat. Some of the fats are required by body so one needs to eliminate only harmful fats from daily diet.

What is Healthy fats

The best fats which lower the risk of heart disease and cholesterol are “Unsaturated Fats”, “polyunsaturated fats” and “Monounsaturated fats”. These fats have Omega-3 fatty acids which reduces the risk of coronary artery disease. Also helps to lower high blood pressure.

Adding flaxseeds, flax oil, walnuts and healthy fish such as salmon and mackerel are good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

What is Harmful fats

Saturated and Tran fats come under category of Harmful fats. These fats are not good for body and increase risk of heart disease and are prim responsible of elevated cholesterol. According to research Dietary fat increases the risk of blood cholesterol in body. This is the fat which comes from animal products.

Avoiding intake of meat, seafood, eggs and faty dairy products can lower the risk of getting heart and other diseases.

Note: Please consult your doctor for proper diet required to lower blood pressure. IT is important to take measured servings of vegetables, fruits, poultry and nuts diet. Keeping eye on Fats and Oils in your daily diet can help you to control blood pressure. Of course it needs in combination with lifestyle changes, exercise and medications.information on fats and oils ... more

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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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