High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

How you can obtain hypertension- It just tends to develop slowly over several years.Kidney problems, illegal drugs, certain defects in blood vessels you are born with, and certain medication can cause high blood pressure

SymptomsHypertension does not usually have symptoms. Sometimes people with hypertension have some symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds, shortness of breath, and blurred vision.

What is Hypertension(High blood pressure)?High blood pressure (hypertension) is a medical condition which involves high blood pressure against the walls of your arteries.

Is it reversible?Hypertension is irreversible but it can be prevented and controlled by changing life style. Hypertension can occur whenever a person has bad life style. The treatment goal of disease is to make blood pressure below 140/90 and lower.

Affects on your bodyWeakened places in the blood vessels, cause ruptures such as strokes. Pressure stretches blood vessels and causes tears that lead to scars. Scars can catch things in the blood stream, so it can increase the risk of blood clots and plaque build-up.

What to eatTo recover from hypertension, you have to reduce the amount of sodium that you take. Also Try to buy fresh fruit and vegetables, avoid processed foods, buy lowest % of sodium on the food label, and avoid foods with more than 360mg of sodium or more than 15% every day. Try to not use ketchup, seafood sauces and wash canned foods and any other salty foods in water before you eat.

Possible meal optionBreakfast : You can have salad with fruits such as strawberry, orange, and banana. These fruits contain lots of potassium so it is very helpful to decrease blood pressure level.Lunch : Having salad with low fat yogurt and skim milk because these foods decrease 11 percent of less likely to develop high blood pressureDinner : Chicken with potato is one of healthy food for high blood pressure patient because these food contains high potassium and magnesium. High blood pressure could fall by more than 10 percent.

DemographicsBoth of male and female have high rates of hypertension when they get 60s or over. Almost one out of every three adults has hypertension in the United States.hypertensions are even higher in European countries like Germany, Finland, and Spain. Almost 44 percent of adult population have hypertension.


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