Take Control of Your Blood Pressure

[MUSIC IN] DR. RODGERS: High blood pressure makes the heart work harder and over time can lead to serious health problems, like kidney disease, heart disease, and stroke. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. If you have high blood pressure, having a…

Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

HELLO FRIENDS. WHEN WE GO TO THE DOCTOR, DOCTOR USUALLY CHECKS OUR BLOOD PRESSURE. BUT DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT DOES YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE EXACTLY MEAN? WHAT DO THE NUMBER IN YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE INDICATE? JUST UNDERSTAND HOW TO INTERPRET AND KNOW THE MEANING OF YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE. LETS UNDERSTAND WHAT IS BLOOD PRESSURE. BLOOD…

Heart disease & high blood pressure

Heart Disease & High Blood Pressure From the day we are born, to the day we die our heart never stops its ceaseless pumping of oxygenated blood throughout the body. Amazingly it contracts between 70 – 80 times per minute, day and night, for a typical lifespan of 70 years. For many individuals it beats…