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Normal Blood Pressure

Ideal normal human blood pressure should be between 110 mmHg systolic & 70 mmHg diasystolic.

Ideal Normal Blood Pressure

What is Systolic & Diastolic Blood Pressure?

What is Systolic Blood Pressure?

The first number represents systolic BP (Pressure in blood vessels when the heart contracts or beats)

What is Diastolic Blood Pressure?

The second number represents diastolic BP (Pressure in the vessels when the heart rests between beats)

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

 If your systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) is too high (≥140 & ≥90 mmHg) respectively then you are labelled as hypertensive

Symptoms of Hypertension

  1. Headaches
  2. Nosebleeds
  3. Irregular heart rhythms
  4. Vision changes
  5. Buzzing in the ears
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Causes of hypertension

  1. Lack of physical activity
  2. A diet high in salt, fat & cholesterol
  3. Family history of high blood pressure
  4. Chronic conditions such as kidney disease, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
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Treatment of hypertension

  1. Healthy lifestyle
  2. Thiazide diuretics
  3. Calcium channel blockers
  4. Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
  5. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
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Hypertensive Heart Disease

Hypertensive Heart Disease can lead to left ventricular hypertrophy, diastolic (filling) dysfunction, congestive heart failure and coronary (heart) artery diseases

Hypertensive brain Disease

Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to brain infarction (Blood Clotting) and haemorrhage (Bleeding)

Hypertensive retinopathy

Elevated blood pressure can affect the retinal vasculature leading to visual problems. For Consultation Contact At 0300 943 493 0

Hypertensive Retonopathy