High Blood Pressure: Definition and Treatment

The definition of high blood pressure is a consistent blood pressure above one forty over ninety. The systolic is one forty; the diastolic would be the bottom number, which would be above ninety. And what I mean by consistent is at least two separate readings, not just you know minutes apart but days apart, you…

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain?

Is high blood pressure bad for my brain? You might already know that high blood pressure isn’t good for your heart but did you know that it isn’t good for your brain either? If your blood pressure stays high over time it may increase your risk of developing dementia Let’s think about it your brain…

Blood pressure: managing high blood pressure

[MUSIC]>>MALE VOICE OVER: High blood pressure doesn’t always make you feel bad and so it’s important to get it regularly checked. You might even measure it at home yourself, this will help you track your progress and reach your goal. Some lifestyle changes may help reduce your blood pressure; less salt, losing weight, eating better,…

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Animation.

Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a congenital heart defect in which blood flows abnormally between the two atria of the heart. Normally, the atria are separated by a wall called the interatrial septum. In ASD patients, this septum is defective allowing blood flow between the two chambers. During fetal development, when the interatrial septum…

Risk Factors of Hypertension

Your blood pressure value is considered as hypertension when constantly there is a blood pressure of more than 140/90 mmHg. What are the risk factors of Hypertension? 1. Age 2. A family history of hypertension 3. Smoking and tobacco consumption 4. Regular alcohol intake 5. Lack of physical activity 6. Increased salt intake in the…

High Blood Pressure and Natural Management Tips

What is High Blood Pressure By Dr. James Meschino, DC, MS, ND What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure is the abnormally high force of contraction of the heart muscle and it’s really contracting super hard, and/or it’s an abnormally high resistance of the blood flow in the arteries that are being fed the…