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…

Top 7 Foods That Causes High Blood Pressure

Top 7 Foods That Causes High Blood Pressure High blood pressure tends to make your arteries stiff and is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. For instance, it is well known that high sodium consumption may raise you blood pressure levels. Your body is known to hold extra water to wash away the…

High Blood Pressure Basics

It’s a beautiful fall evening… The sun is setting. The dog finally stopped barking. Life is good. But inside, there’s trouble brewing … and Emma has no idea. Although she feels fine, like her father, Emma is one of the 67 million adults in the U.S. with high blood pressure, or hypertension. Just like her…