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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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Malignant Hypertension

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What is Malignant Hypertension : Malignant hypertension is a medical disease when there is sudden increase in blood pressure. In this medical condition lower blood pressure reading can shoot to 130 mmHg. The lower blood pressure reading is also called as diastolic.

Malignant Hypertension Symptoms

This is a medical emergency and under this condition following are symptoms of this disease. It requires urgent medical attention to lower elevated blood pressure.





Symptoms

1. Changes in mental status such as Anxiety, Fatigue, Confusion etc.

2. Blurred vision

3.Chest pain

4.Seizure

5.Decreased Urinary

6.Shortness breath

If remain untreated for longer time will show swelling in optic nerve in eye or retinal bleeding etc. This can also affect kidneys and this will affect kidneys to work smoothly.

Malignant Hypertension Treatment

Since this is a medical emergency it requires immediate treatment and possible stay in hospital till elevated blood pressure is under control. Doctors will prescribe medications and medications are administered through vein to bring blood pressure down. Patients can be given one more drugs to reduce affect on heart and other vital body organs. The medication is given through vein only to bring elevated blood pressure. Once blood pressure is down other oral medications are given to patients to control blood pressure.



This is serious condition and it can be treated only by medical professional and most likely in hospital setting. If Malignant Hypertension remains untreated for longer time can lead to serious health issues which might be life threatening.

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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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