This article talks about hypertension, a condition in which the pressure exerted by the blood, on the walls of the arteries, is too high.
Blood pressure (BP) is the amount of pressure exerted by the flowing blood upon the walls of the arteries. The normal value is around 120/80 mmHg. Your blood pressure value is considered as hypertension when constantly there is a blood pressure of more than 140/90 mmHg. It is diagnosed by checking the blood pressure serially, at the clinic or home, preferably twice a day, and noting down the readings for seven days.
It affects your heart, blood vessels, brain, kidneys, and eyes. It can cause:
A list of routine workups that assess your organ status.
Here is what you must do to prevent complications in the future.
To prevent hypertension, start the following now:
For more information consult a hypertension specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician/hypertension
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03 Dec 2018 - 2 min read
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