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,…

Hypertension Discussion Part 5

WALLACE: My mother…uncles aunties, yeah cousins Alright so It just runs in my family. DR. MEYERS: There is without question a higher risk of having hypertension if you’re african-american and certainly hypertension results in a lot more disease and mortality or death rates in folks that are african-american. DR. CLARKE: I think part of it…

Prinzide To Treat High Blood Pressure – Overview

Prinzide is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. It is a combination product that contains 2 medications: lisinopril, an ACE inhibitor, and hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once a day, with or without food. Common side effects include dizziness, headache, and cough. Do not…

Hypertension Discussion Part 6

DR. MEYERS: When we talk about risk factors for hypertension, we really talk about two things. One is the risk factors for developing hypertension and those are age. So as we get older were more likely to get hypertension. Family history so if there’s high blood pressure in our family, we’re more likely to get…

12.3 Diet and Heath: Hypertension

– WELCOME TO THE THIRD SECTION IN OUR SERIES ON DIET AND HEALTH. THIS SECTION IS COVERING HYPERTENSION. HYPERTENSION IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND THE WAY PRESSURE GOES UP WITHIN THE VASCULAR SYSTEM IS FORCED BY THE AMOUNT OF PUMPING THAT COMES FROM THE HEART. SO BOTH THE STRENGTH AND FORCE OF CONTRACTION OF THE…

These Common Chemicals May Boost Hypertension Risk

If your blood pressure’s up, you may want to check the plastics in your home. A new study from New York University’s Langone Medical Center found two chemicals used in household products were linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure. These chemicals are called DINP and DIDP and were also linked to diabetes…

ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension

PATHWAY is a series of trials conducted by the British Hypertension Society investigating the treatment of hypertension, in PATHWAY-2 314 well-characterized resistant hypertensive patients were randomised to receive, in a sequential manner, either spironolactone, an alpha blocker a beta blocker or a placebo, every patient took every drug for 12 weeks We saw that the…