Thursday, December 14, 2006

What Is Hypertension?


Almost every people ever been got the headache or dizziness, felling of lightheadedness in one their life cyle sometimes we never care but if the condition take place every time, you have to pay attention to check your self. I think you must be consultation with your physician to examine your body. Headache is one out of sign and symptom from High Blood PressureThe following question, guide you to know what is The HYPERTENSION as a below:

What Is High Blood Pressure?
Blood Pressure always given as two numbers, the systolic and diastolic numbers pressures. Both are important.Ussualy they are written one above or before the other, for example,your blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. The top or first, numbers is the systolic and the bottom, or second numbers is the diastolic, so you can says that your blood pressure is "120" over "80". Eventhough , the numbers which using to determining Hypertension is diastolic according to WHO regulation that mentioned as a classification into three stage of Hypertension:

  1. Degree 1st is the diastolic of blood pressure was 95-109 mmHg

  2. Degree 2nd is the diastolic of Blood Pressure was 110-119 mmHg

  3. Degree 3th is the diastolic of blood pressure was over than 120 mmHg


What causees high blood pressure?
Many causes of hypertension had known such as:

  1. Age. Related lead of aged of people the blood pressure so increase, this condition take place because the blood vessels become more brittle with age and also are not flexible, wall of blood vessel to become narrow, finnaly heart pump force to be strong that result in HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE .

  2. Are a man over the age of 45 or a woman over the age of 55

  3. Overweight or obese

  4. Family history, if you have family history with Hypertension, it's easily you are develope Hypertension

  5. Face high level stress. In some studies, anger, stress, hostility and other personality traits have been shown to lead to high blood pressure, so pay attention to release any stress, anger, or reduce many problems to become relaxs it will be help you from Hypertension

  6. Eat a diet high in saturated fat

  7. Smoking

  8. Eat a diet high in salt

  9. Drink more than moderate amount of alcohol

  10. Have diabetes mellitus dissease


What is worse complication of Hypertension?
Hypertension could be damage to many body part organ involves brain (Stoke), eyes (Blindess), kidneys( Kidneys Failure), heart ( Congestive Heart Failure), extremitas (plegi) if is not treated well and uncontroled regulary, so take action soon if you have been Hypertension diagnosted establish.

How is your blood pressure treated?
Hypertension treatment is not depend only medicines, the treatment must be comprenhensive including medicines, behaviour, life style. The third programs must be took action to keep your blood pressure always stabil. Several ways to keep and to manage your blood pressure stabil you have to do such a below:
  • Learn how to manage stress

  • Start eating a low-fat and low salt-diet

  • Doing routine exercises such as jogging,light sport,etc

  • Keep your weight nearly normal, or reduce your overweight to be normal

  • Take your medicines as doctor prescribed

  • Checked routine your blood pressure or if feeling severe headache,chestpain,blurred vision, numbness, dizziness

  • Avoid heavy activity to avoid overload your heart pump which will lead your blood pressure

  • If you are smoker, please quite from it, so you,ll more healthy

  • Retrain from drink alcohol or at all

  • Visit to your doctor if you have been performed all that thing above, but still have not been feeling well
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