Information on Hypertension

Types, Symptoms, Treatment, Pathophysiology.
What is a normal blood pressure reading ?

What is a normal blood pressure reading ?

October 6, 2013 | No Comments

Various blood pressure monitors will give you the same blood pressure reading. It does not matter whether it is a wrist monitor, an ambulatory blood pressure monitor, or an old-fashioned inflatable ball and mercury bubble. A normal blood pressure reading will fall within a certain range, irrespective of which monitor is used. Normal Blood Pressure [...]

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure in Women

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure in Women

October 6, 2013 | No Comments

Most women try their level best to maintain a normal blood pressure for most of their lives, but they invariably fall prey to this condition as they age. Most men will suffer from high blood pressure when they are in their early adulthood, but women tend to develop this condition when they are in their [...]

Blood Pressure Chart by Age

Blood Pressure Chart by Age

July 2, 2013 | No Comments

Research has show that blood pressure increases, as an individual ages, but the rate at which this increase occurs will differ depending on the stage of aging. A good illustration is that of a baby, whose blood pressure tends to be very low. As the baby grows into childhood and adolescence, the blood pressure increases [...]

Blood Pressure Reading Chart

Blood Pressure Reading Chart

July 1, 2013 | No Comments

The different kind of lifestyles that we lead means that people have different levels of health and fitness all over the world. However, many people suffer from hypertension without ever being aware of it. It is important that you monitor your blood pressure on a regular basis. Today, you do not have to take a [...]

Hypertension Home Remedies – Natural Cures

Hypertension Home Remedies – Natural Cures

September 9, 2012 | No Comments

Treatment of hypertension can be performed using different methods and techniques and although the mode of treatments may vary from one person to another, there are certain common aspects which should be observed. Exercise is good in managing blood pressure. Weight loss is also essential well treating and managing hypertension. In addition, medication is applied [...]

Yoga Exercises for Hypertension

Yoga Exercises for Hypertension

September 9, 2012 | No Comments

When analyzing the way in which yoga plays a role in managing hypertension, it is essential to understand the aspect of blood circulation in the body and how elevated blood pressure occurs. In a normal situation of blood flow, the heart receives impure (de-oxygenated) blood in the right atrium and then pushes it to the [...]

Dash Diet Meal Plan

Dash Diet Meal Plan

September 9, 2012 | No Comments

In managing hypertensive condition, there are a number of things, which need to be observed. The aspect of elevated blood pressure requires a multifaceted approach, which may entail medication, healthy eating and exercising. Even people who are under medication, they are required to stick to healthy diet in order to help the medications perform better. [...]

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

September 8, 2012 | No Comments

When blood arterial vessels experience persistent elevated blood pressure, such condition can lead to a higher risk of suffering from atherosclerosis, heat attack, or stroke. Other conditions which can manifest as a result of increased blood pressure are kidney failure, congenital heart disease and blindness. There are different types of hypertension and these ranges from [...]

Labile Hypertension

Labile Hypertension

September 8, 2012 | No Comments

Labile hypertension is a situation in which a person experiences fluctuations in blood pressure. In this case, a person may experience dramatic change in the blood pressure shifting from low to high. There are a number of factors of which are associated with this change in pressure and include anxiety, non compliance with treatment, physical [...]

Isolated Systolic Hypertension

Isolated Systolic Hypertension

September 4, 2012 | No Comments

Isolated systolic hypertension is a situation when the upper pressure reading is above 140 mmHg and the lower reading is less than 90 mmHg. It is a condition in which the systolic pressure is at 140 and the diastolic pressure at 90. This condition is mainly associated with aging. As people age, the blood vessels [...]