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Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

urine which is a warning sign for renal damage. She was placed on magnesium sulfate to help treat her hypertension and as prophylaxis for seizures. She stated she was unaware of her blood pressure until she was admitted. She also stated she is very active and is involved in high school sports and coaching and was very surprised to learn about how increased her blood pressure had become. Hypertension does not run in her family but there is a history of arthritis and cancer among her grandparents. ...

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Factors Affecting Hypertension

AFFECTING HYPERTENSION FACTORS THAT CAN BE CHANGED Sedentary Lifestyle Those who do not exercise are more likely to develop hypertension. These people tend to have higher heartbeat rates than those who work out, and this forces the heart to work harder during each contraction. This puts more pressure on the arteries, so the propensity for heart diseases or heart attacks becomes greater. A sedentary lifestyle is also a precursor to being overweight or obese, which is another hypertension risk factor...

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Family Nursing Care Plan on Hypertension

Inaccessibility of appropriate resources for care, specifically physical inaccessibility Goal: The family will be able to verbalize the nursing care management for hypertension Short-Term Goals: Within 3 days of nursing interventions and health education, the family will be able to: a. Determine risk factors that contribute to hypertension such as age, lifestyle, family history, dietary intake and obesity b. Incorporate low-sodium and low-fat foods into diet c. Acquire information on alternative...

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Life: Hypertension and Healthy Lifestyle

all of u are about the important of having a healthy lifestyle, ways to live healthy and benefit of having a healthy lifestyle. Why healthy lifestyle are so important to us? This is because it can help us to avoid the disease and illness such as hypertension and cancer. Having a healthy lifestyle also makes the life become more enjoyable and the most important thing is a way to keep our body in good condition in order to accomplish day-to-day tasks. When you having a healthy lifestyle in your future...

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Obesity: Hypertension and Health Care

Obesity as a Disease I. Abstract As a health care professional it is our position statement that obesity should be considered as a disease. Overweight and obese adults are considered at risk for developing diseases such as type II diabetes, hypertension, high blood cholesterol, coronary heart disease, and certain type of cancers. An average of 300,000 deaths is associated with obesity and the total economic cost of obesity in U.S. was about $ 117 billion in 2000. As health care professionals it...

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Hypertension

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...

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Hypertension

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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Explaining Hypertension and Diabetes

Explaining hypertension to a 63-year old man with an 8th grade education: Hello sir, the doctor wanted me to come in and talk to you for a minute. I understand that u have just been diagnosed with hypertension. I want to make sure you understand what that is and what goes along with it. Hypertension is just our fancy word for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the amount of pressure that your blood is putting on the walls of your arteries. Now most people don’t even realize they have high...

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hypertension

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

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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