Controlling Hypertension

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The definition of hypertension is a disease of high blood pressure. A person suffering from hypertension when the systolic pressure is 140 mmHg and diastolic pressure is 90 mmHg. Recently this disease becomes silent killer, because it’s often not realized by the sufferer and usually only discovered when his blood pressure checked. The disease is only discovered after complications occur.

Usually the complications of cardiac dysfunction, coronary, renal function, or the emergence of stroke. So hypertension reduces life expectancy for sufferers, because from here will appear degenerative diseases are diverse and can eventually cause death. Because it frequently check your blood pressure, and as much as possible
always keep the ideal of 120 mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic.

Systolic pressure is peak pressure during heart contraction and blood pumping out through the arteries, while the diastolic is when the heart is relaxing and receive blood from blood vessels. Is this disease decreasing?

Heredity would be highly unlikely because the disease is closely related to several factors, lifestyle factors, diet and environmental factors. Lifestyle factors that play a major role is to smoke and drink alcohol, to dietary factors that fatty foods, and foods that are salty, then stayed up late habit also influences. Or often in a state of stress can also affect blood pressure. Then how to control it?

It is easy, change the lifestyle of high blood lead was included lower weight, then reduce salty foods and salt intake should be less than 6 grams/day. Salty foods are also to be reduced is the food processed with salt for example with salted fish, salted eggs, canned fish, as well as all foods that are preservative (sodium benzoate), also reduce the monosodium glutamate/vetsin, foods containing baking soda/baking powder. Then the medicine for high blood pressure should continue to drink as long as his blood pressure was above 140/90 mmHg, and it is forever. Nothing wrong when someone who has got this high blood buy equipment to measure blood pressure can be monitored so that his blood pressure continues.


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