HYPERTENSION PATHOPHYSIOLOGY (NURSING)

In this video we are going to dive into hypertension pathophysiology. But before we get started, don’t forget to download the free med-surg checklist I have for you, that walks you through, step-by-step, how to study med-surg in nursing school. That link is down below for you to download it. And while you’re at it,…

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…

CDC Director recognizes the 2017 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions

Hello. I’m Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today, I’m honored to congratulate this year’s Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champions. This annual challenge recognizes practices, clinicians and health systems across the country that have successfully helped patients control high blood pressure. We have 24 outstanding champions this year, representing…

New Blood Pressure Guidelines. Know Your Risk.

David Huffstutler, president and CEO, St. David’s HealthCare: More than a hundred-million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, and that number is about to increase. The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have now released new guidelines for what indicates normal and healthy blood pressure. Your health and quality of life are…

Blood Pressure Guidelines Challenged

Think your blood pressure is in the clear? You may want to have it rechecked: new evidence challenges previous guidelines for recommended blood pressure levels. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news. The authors of a new study said that to lower stroke risk, systolic blood pressure- the top number– should be 140 millimeters…