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…

Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. Saurahb Sheel

– [Announcer] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the region’s fastest ER wait times. – Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Dr. Saurabh Sheel says there are many causes of pulmonary hypertension, the most common of which is heart failure….