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    Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure‚ sometimes called arterial hypertension‚ is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated.[1] This requires the heart to work harder than normal to circulate blood through the blood vessels. Blood pressure is summarised by two measurements‚ systolic and diastolic‚ which depend on whether the heart muscle is contracting (systole) or relaxed between beats (diastole). Normal blood pressure at rest is within the range of

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    Hypertension Sha’mes Lashawn Handford Moss Point High School November 16‚ 2012 Abstract Hypertension is the most chronic medical condition that adults have. This disease affects many organs of the body including the heart‚ eyes‚ and kidney. Hypertension can increase with age‚ weight‚ and inheritance. Generally‚ the hypertensive population is increasing but physicians are working on various treatments to prevent and control this disease. Prescription drugs in the United States are

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    HYPERTENSION What is hypertension? Hypertension‚ also known as high blood pressure‚ is a common condition that occurs when the pressure of the blood in your artery walls is so high; it starts to complicate your health. Your blood pressure is based on how much the heart pumps and the amount of resistance to the blood flowing in the arteries. The harder it pumps‚ the more constricted the arteries are‚ the higher the blood pressure reads. High blood pressure can be in a person for years and go

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    Michael Franchina Comm. 3300 5/7/10   Hypertension‚ also known as high blood pressure‚ is a chronic condition in which blood pressure is elevated. “Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of arteries as it flows through them. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood from the heart to the body ’s tissues. As blood flows through arteries it pushes against the inside of the artery walls. The more pressure the blood exerts on the artery walls‚ the higher

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    Hypertension Also known as high blood presion. Hypertension can damage the arteries‚ heart‚ brain‚ kidneys and eyes. Hypertension has no symptom‚ that’s why it’s called a “silent killer”. People with uncontrolled hypertension may have drowsiness‚ confusion‚ headache‚ nausea‚ loss of vision and difficult breathing. Primary hypertension cause is unknown; it tends to develop gradually over the years. Secondary hypertension can be cause for various conditions. Kidney problems‚ medications like control

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    Hypertension‚ also referred to as high blood pressure‚ is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Every time the human heart beats‚ it pumps blood to the whole body through the arteries. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing up against the blood vessel walls. The higher the pressure the harder the heart has to pump. Hypertension can lead to damaged organs‚ as well as several illnesses‚ such as renal failure (kidney failure)‚ aneurysm‚ heart failure

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    Mr. O = 63-year old male patient with Hypertension Eric = 13-year old middle school honors student with Diabetes Hello Mr. O‚ I am Ashley‚ the Nurse Educator and I am here to explain your recent diagnoses‚ Hypertension to you. Hypertension means to have high blood pressure. A considerably healthy blood pressure would be between 110/70 to 120/80. A blood pressure 140/90 and above is considered a high blood pressure which causes hypertension. High blood pressure is when the force of blood pushing

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    antihypertensive trials in diabetic patients. 20(6)‚ 322-334. doi: 10.3109/08037051.2011.602878 In text citation According to García-Donaire et al (2011)‚ “Renal disease is highly prevalent in people with type 2 diabetes‚ and co-existence with hypertension increases the risk of cardiac events and mortality.” (p. 323). Odili‚ Augustine N.‚ Richart Tom.‚ Thijs Lutgarde.‚ Kingue Samuel.‚ Boombhi Hilaire J.‚Lemogoum Daniel.‚ Kaptue Joseph.‚ Kamdem Marius K.‚ Mipinda Jean-Bruno.‚ Omotoso Babatunde A

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    Prevalence of hypertension and pre-hypertension in rural women: A report from the villages of West Bengal‚ a state in the eastern part of India ajr_1287 219..225 Anindita Dutta‚ PhD‚1‚2 and Manas Ranjan Ray‚ PhD2 1 College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering‚ Peking University‚ Beijing‚ China; and Department of Experimental Hematology‚ Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute‚ Kolkata‚ India 2 Abstract Objective: To find out the prevalence of hypertension‚ pre-hypertension and tachycardia

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    HYPERTENSION Our paper discusses the importance of nutrition and how it plays a part on our health. Specifically focusing on the disorder‚ hypertension. Hypertension is the medical diagnosis term used for when a person has high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body. In this paper‚ we go into depth on how certain types of foods increase our blood pressure and what we can do to minimize it. Lifestyle

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