There are various stages of hypertension :
Prehypertension ( with a systolic reading between 120-139 and a diastolic reading between 80-89)
High blood pressure stage1 (with a systolic reading between 140-159 and a diastolic reading between 90-99).
High blood pressure stage 2( with a systolic reading 160 and over and a diastolic reading 0f 100 and over.
Prolong uncontrolled hypertension can lead to other health problems such as
Kidney damage-when there is force of the flow of blood is high eventually after a period of time , the blood vessels of the kidney will be damaged. A damaged kidney will result a built up of waste and extra fluid in the body .
Arteriosclerosis may develop when - artery wall are harden and thicken causing the blood vessels to narrow. This will result fats …show more content…
Hypertension is a chronic disease that as no sure however, some persons have lived with this disease for years once it is controlled through lifestyle changes such as following the DASH diet(dietary approach to stop hypertension), exercise, reduced alcohol consumption and antihypertensive medications. Persons can reduced their chance of developing hypertension through lifestyle changes such as : Exercise,reduced alcohol ,salt and fat intake,stress and weight management