Hypertension | Wikipedia audio article

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure typically does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral…

Hypertension: The risk factors for premature death

Hypertension is a common condition that presents with elevation in either systolic or diastolic blood pressure, and represents a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality. It is one of the major causes for premature death on a global basis and in many countries is the most common reason for physician visits. Treatment Thresholds Increased…

High Blood Pressure – Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies

[Music] the heart pumps the blood through the arteries to various parts of the body a certain amount of pressure is required to maintain a proper blood flow however when this pressure exceeds the normal level the condition is referred to as high blood pressure some of the symptoms of this condition include headache dizziness…

What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?

“What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?” In 2013, a Nutritional Update for Physicians was published in the official journal of Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed care organization in the United States which covers about nine million people with about 15,000 physicians, who were told that healthy eating may be best achieved with a plant-based diet, defined…

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure

– The number of Americans considered to have high blood pressure just went up because doctors and health groups lowered the threshold for hypertension. KCTV5’s Natalie Davis explains what this means for your health, and the health of your family. – The idea is to flag the problem early on to prevent worse problems down…