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Simple Facts About Hypertension

Updated on March 5, 2019
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This article has been written by Dr Abeer who is a registered medical practitioner in THQ Hospital Kamoke, Pakistan.

Simple Facts About Hypertension

There are many kinds of psychological and physical issues that have led to an increase in some diseases and amongst them the most important is hypertension. This disease became a challenge due to fatigue, stress, and pressure of work these days with younger age groups. The reason behind the increase of the same is the lack of exercises that combat this problem and the lack of diets. Hypertension is a problem which leads to several sorts of health diseases. To regulate your way of life it is best to avoid hypertension. Remember that high blood pressure is both psychological and physiological, meaning that steps for preventing hypertension have to be treated both ways.

There are multiple causes of hypertension. Blood pressure level reading is made up of two figures, and these are the figures in the bottom and the numbers on the top. The reading on the higher end point of this pressure is exactly what the heart generates when pumping blood out. The number on the lower side signifies that's the pressure in the blood vessels quantified while the heart is at rest. The state where the reading of the blood pressure machines are above the 140/90 ranges is defined as hypertension, and this problem may result in various types of other disorders.

A few of the common adverse results caused by hypertension include a higher risk of suffering heart attacks along with strokes. Other hazardous effects of high blood pressure include renal failure, heart problems, stroke, and blood vessel disease. Hypertension puts a strain on the heart by increasing its need for oxygen and increases workload and stress over heart musculature.

Smoking and lack of exercise or a sedentary lifestyle and high dietary salt intake are of great importance as they can result in persistently raised blood pressure which can be extremely harmful to vital organs like brain, kidney, and heart. Identifying these causes and making efforts to prevent these factors have been essential in keeping blood pressure within the normal range. Fluctuations in hormone levels and obesity also adds to the worsening of hypertension. Therefore a wide range of risks factors is there which needs to be prevented at all cost. There are different types of hypertension. It is usually classified as primary hypertension and secondary hypertension. The most typical is essential hypertension.

Besides antihypertensive medications, a healthy diet comprising vegetables and fruits can help maintain blood pressure within the normal range. A focus towards maintaining such a diet can definitely save a lot of time and energy in obtaining the results which are usually not so easy to gain otherwise. You can access one of the best and effective dietary plans and products in the market to counter hypertension by visiting the following sites.

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This content is for informational purposes only and does not substitute for formal and individualized diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed medical professional. Do not stop or alter your current course of treatment. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

© 2019 Abeer Ahmad


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