Hypertension

Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood on the arterial walls. When we talk about blood pressure it would be shown in two numbers, (for example 120 mm Hg and 70 mm Hg.) The first number is expressed in terms of the systolic blood pressure and the second number is the diastolic pressure. Since…

Exercising & Hypertension

-When it comes to exercise and getting our blood pressure numbers down how does exercise help with hypertension and I wanna also know that sometimes when we’re working out our number go up. -they definitely go up so a couple of things to know about blood pressure and exercise in general so exercise only helps…

Treating Hypertension

Hypertension is often the first medication that especially a male will take and the first question I’m often asked is can I ever get off this medication. The answer practically is it’s rare that someone gets off of hypertension medicine because hypertension like a lot of diseases progresses as you get older so your blood…

Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the regions fastest ER wait times. – Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four Americans, and if elevated enough, requires immediate treatment. Doctor Farzana Khan describes the symptoms of a hypertensive emergency. – Headache, severe headache, chest pain,…

Hypertension | NHS

My name is Brian Williams. I’m the professor of medicine at the University of Leicester and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Under normal circumstances, a normal blood pressure in an adult is less than 120/80. If your blood pressure is persistently elevated, and it’s the persistent elevation which is important, then it can…