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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 […]

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 […]

Ocular Hypertension

Ocular Hypertension

September 3, 2012 | No Comments

Ocular Hypertension is a condition in which the pressure inside the eye, which is also known as intraocular pressure, is more than the normal range. The normal eye pressure is measured somewhere between 10 and 21 mmHg. However when this pressure is more than 21 mmHg, then a patient may be diagnosed of having ocular […]

Secondary Hypertension

Secondary Hypertension

September 3, 2012 | No Comments

Secondary hypertension is a high blood pressure which is caused by another health or medical condition. This form of high blood pressure is different from other types of blood pressure like essential hypertension. Primary or essential hypertension has no clear identifiable cause and it is mainly thought to be linked to changes in genetic composition […]

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 […]

Intracranial Hypertension

Intracranial Hypertension

September 1, 2012 | No Comments

Intracranial hypertension- IH is a neurological disorder in which there is increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure in the skull. Other terms which were previously used to refer to intracranial hypertension are benign intracranial hypertension and pseudotumor cerebri. The condition is characterized by increased intracranial pressure around the brain without any tumor or other disease. Causes of […]

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

September 1, 2012 | No Comments

There are different types of blood pressure, which affect pregnant women and it is essential that they are examined by a doctor and treatment given accordingly. The three main types of blood pressure during pregnancy are chronic hypertension in which the blood pressure increases before the 20th week of pregnancy or it is present even […]

Malignant Hypertension

Malignant Hypertension

September 1, 2012 | No Comments

 When a person suffers a very high blood pressure that comes quickly and abruptly, this is referred to as malignant hypertension.  During this form of blood pressure, the lower readings which show diastolic pressure are high from the normal range. A patient with malignant hypertension will record a diastolic reading of 130 mmHg way above […]

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 […]