Diseases associated with obesity

1. Obesity and type 2 diabetesOver 80% of people with type 2 diabetes (the most common form of diabetes) are obese or overweight. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body either does not produce enough insulin in the blood or when cells do not use … [Read more...]

High Blood Pressure 101

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Many people will consult and have themselves checked with their blood pressure—and sometimes this can become a fad most especially among the middle adults and elderly. Many people just want to know their blood pressure and that’s all—without even … [Read more...]

How Does High Blood Pressure Manifest?

High blood pressure is basically an increase in the amount of force that the heart exerts in order to push the blood out into the walls of the heart into the arteries and its branches. A normal heart has the blood pressure which is 120/80 and any … [Read more...]

Treatment for High Blood Pressure

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High Blood Pressure, often referred to as the “silent killer” is a life threatening condition, especially with poor management. It is called the “silent killer” for the reason that in most of its cases, it presents with few if not no sign or symptom … [Read more...]

Monitoring blood pressure and hypertension effects on the body

OverviewHypertension is a serious medical condition, defined as the constant growth and maintaining the elevated blood pressure from arterial walls. Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood pumped by the heart arteries, heart contraction … [Read more...]

Blood pressure

OverviewIdeally, blood pressure should be less than 120/80 mmHg. This blood pressure is generally recommended for people who want to have a good health. At this level there is a lower risk of developing heart disease or stroke.If blood pressure … [Read more...]

Arterial hypotension in elderly people – an issue as important as arterial hypertension?

OverviewHypotension (postural or postprandial) is an alteration of blood pressure regulation, frequent with age. May be asymptomatic, but is a common cause of syncope (self-limited transient loss of consciousness, which usually leads to crash), … [Read more...]

Commonly Prescribed High Blood Pressure Drugs

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Medicines play a great role in the treatment of many diseases. This is the reason why a lot of pharmaceutical companies are thriving well in the business arena today. As time passes, more and more people get sick. An average person will develop at … [Read more...]

How Do I Cure High Blood Pressure?

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High blood pressure—often termed as the silent killer is a life threatening condition most especially if it is unmanaged and untreated. What makes high blood pressure a dangerous condition is because it predisposes a person to a number of … [Read more...]

What Causes High Blood Pressure?

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Have you been experiencing a crushing headache to the extent that it makes you feel nauseous and dizzy? Has this been persisting for several days now? Well if you are positive in answering those questions, you might want to have your blood pressure … [Read more...]