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
PreHypertension

2. Medication for stage1 & stage2
Hypertension

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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Low Blood Pressure Symptoms

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Knowing about low blood pressure symptoms can save your life. If your blood pressure goes very low that also puts your life in danger. Low blood pressure in body can cause various complications in your body. Low pressure in blood can cause less flow of blood to brain and other vital organs of body. This can cause serious damage to vital organs of body. Low blood pressure undetected and not treated quickly can also lead to a life threatening situation.

low blood pressure is also called in medical term as Hypotension. If your blood pressure readings are 90/60 or less it is low blood pressure condition. Urgent medical attention is required.

Low Blood Pressure Symptoms

1. Dizziness

2. Fainting

3. Low back pain

4. Sweating

5. Weakness

6. Headache

7. Numbness

These are just few symptoms. In order to get complete information contact your doctor for medication and lifestyle changes. It is advisable to consult doctor for low blood pressure condition.

What Causes Low Blood Pressure

There are many reasons which can cause low blood pressure.

1. High use of High blood pressure drugs.

1. Liver disease.

1. Heat stroke

1. Dilation of blood vessels.

1. Diabetes

1. Thyroid

There are many reasons which are behind sudden drop in blood pressure such as loss of blood, reaction to medication, blood infection or low body temperature. On first notice of blood pressure visit Doctor for advice on medication, lifestyle changes. Knowing about low blood pressure symptoms can save your life. 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

Systolic
Pressure
Diastolic
Pressure
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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