The Causes Of High Blood Pressure

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High blood pressure, which is also known to be hypertension is one of the number one diseases, that takes most lives around the globe. The concept measures blood that pushes against the walls of one 's arteries as it moves through the human body. Studies have shown that, its normal for blood pressure to move up and down. However, attention is given when it rises above the normal figure. Results of that (blood pressure above the normal figure) mostly lead to stroke, heart attack and what have you, which is very deteriorating. ‘Silent killer’ (another name for high blood pressure) is mentioned in the discussion, as its symptoms are not mostly seen. The writer highlighted populations with disabilities are those who stand the higher risk of getting …show more content…
But the highest among the adults are those with mobility limitations. However, causes of this epidemic were outlined such as lack of exercises, high salt intake, family history, abnormality of the arteries, which mostly result to an increased resistance (stiffness or lack of elasticity) and what have you versus solutions such as eating right, frequent check with primary care physician, self check, other resource centers that help in counseling people facing this disease and the like are needed to be done in order to avoid and or reduce high blood pressure in the country. The two numbers (systolic and diastolic) of the blood pressure are also viewed showing normal, abnormal and in-between figures that tells if one has one has high blood pressure, possibility of having one or not. This article concluded that elevated blood pressure might not always mean one has high blood pressure. Therefore frequent check with primary care physician as well as self-check (at home) is advised to avoid and reduce the …show more content…
This issue has become one of the alarming health concerns for many people around the globe. In a country like America, one out of three adults faces an increased risk heart failure, chronic kidney disease and even stroke (ash-us.org). It also means about seventy million people have high blood pressure. And to this regard, the problem has given rise or given a severe impact on the health of most health groups such as the elderly (the old age), the middle age and has even affected patients in the country. Inasmuch, there is a high level of prevalence due to some negative factors, whereas it control rate tends to be very slow. Moreover, research also added that factors associated with high blood pressure are multifactorial. And they include high levels of sodium in the human system or too much of salt intake which occurs in certain group of the population, such as the elderly, population who have gained too much weight like the obese and the likelihood of persons with medical conditions such as renal problems, diabetes and prehypertension (Michael, 2003). Having said that, heart disease and stroke statistics (2013), also added that, most Americans derived the concept from genetic predisposition. Which is to say, they derived it from either parent who happens to have had similar issues (HBP) about twice as high as the general population. Also, studies show that, aside

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