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,…

Pharmacist Discusses Medications for Kidney Disease

hi my name is Linda Awdishu and I’m a pharmacist at UC San Diego chronic kidney disease clinic in this module you are going to learn about medications used in kidney disease I hope you find the information you need to make an informed choice about what medicines to take to maintain your kidney health…

Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

diagnosing pulmonary arterial hypertension pas overview pulmonary arterial hypertension Pas is a rare but serious type of high blood Pressure it mimics several other heart, and lung conditions pas causes many of the same symptoms as heart disease and asthma Distinguishing between those conditions and pas can be difficult but, several tests and tools can…

Pulmonary Rehab: Daily Fitness & Exercise

Hello, I am Dr. Ken Chapman, Director of the Asthma & Airway Centre of the University Health Network and Director of our Pulmonary Rehab Program at Toronto Western site. I am delighted to be able to introduce this DVD of Basic Pulmonary Rehab Exercises. How are you going to use this DVD? First, you consult…

10 Great Exercises to Improve Your Eyesight

Ten great exercises to improve your eyesight Exercising your eyes is one of those simple things that very few people do however it can help you maintain excellent vision Here are 10 exercises that will take you no more than 10 minutes to do You can give them a try right now while watching this…

10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning

10 Benefits to Drinking Warm Lemon Water Every Morning Did you know that lemon juice could be helpful to your health in many different ways? Lemons are full of vitamins and nutrients, like vitamin C, B-complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and fiber. If you’re ready to take a drink of lemon juice, make sure…