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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 […]

White Coat Hypertension

White Coat Hypertension

September 2, 2012 | No Comments

White coat hypertension is a condition when people are diagnosed with high blood pressure in a clinical setting although in normal case they may not have the condition. A patient shows a sign of elevated blood pressure when it is measured and this is thought to be induced by anxiety which people may experience when […]

Hypertension - Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Risk Factors, Treatment

Hypertension – Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Risk Factors, Treatment

September 1, 2012 | No Comments

When blood pressure builds up within the arteries, this can result to health complications such as heart attack. Hypertension is a condition in which the force of the blood that is exerted against the walls of arteries is high to cause other problems. The amount of blood that is pumped by the heart as well […]

Pulmonary Hypertension - Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Prognosis, Life Expectancy

Pulmonary Hypertension – Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Prognosis, Life Expectancy

September 1, 2012 | No Comments

What is Pulmonary Hypertension ? When tiny arteries that are found in your lungs also called pulmonary arteries, begin to narrow and constrict resulting to blockage, this can causes a condition known as pulmonary hypertension. The narrowing and blockage or destruction may also entail small blood vessels called the capillaries. Therefore, pulmonary hypertension is a […]