Courtney Walters XN14S1PT
Due date: 14/05/2014
Define hypertension and arteriosclerosis
Hypertension is also called high blood pressure. It is a condition where the blood is pumping harder around the body and the arteries have high blood pressure constantly.
Arteriosclerosis is when the artery walls harden and the blood has to be pushed harder to get through the arteries.
How are they often related?
These two conditions are related because when someone gets arteriosclerosis it will lead to getting hypertension. With …show more content…
Because pressure has dropped, the kidneys are not getting enough blood pumped into them, this is causing the urine output to decrease. The fluid is going other places in the body instead of leaving through the urine.
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