Hypertension

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Hypertension

Hypertension

Risk Factors:* Age, More common in middle-age men. 65+ for women* Family History* Being overweight* Using tabacoo* Too much sodium, too little Vitamin D* Stress

Hypertension:A condition in which the force of blood against the artery walls is too high.

Causes:There are (2) types of HPB~Primary Hypertension- *Zero know causes.~Secondary Hypertension- *Kidney problems*Adrenal Gland Tumors*Thyroid Problems*Drug/Alcohol Abuse*Certain Medications

Prevention:*Maintain healthy weight/diet*Exercise regularly*Limit Alcohol intake*Monitor yout blook pressure

Treatment:* Diet & Lifestyle changes* Beta blockers* Water Pills (Diuretic)


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