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Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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Hypertension, i.e., high blood pressure, is one of the most familiar chronic cardiovascular conditions, affecting over 52 million US citizens and around 1.2 billion people around the world (Nahas, 2008). High blood pressure is basically an excessive blood pressure in the… Blood pressure below 120/80 mm Hg is considered as a normal blood pressure. But, some…
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Dietary(Nutritional) recommendations for Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
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The use of medications can also be lessened if food portions are carefully watched. Research suggests that less than 2300mg of sodium should be taken… When anti-hypertensive drugs are taken with high-salt foods, negative food-drug interactions result. In order to avoid the resulting hypertensive crisis, diet changes are required from “high carbohydrates/low…
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Women's health issue -hypertension
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One of the reasons this is a woman’s issue is because they often do not know about this problem. Many doctors do not pay attention to women and… tell them if anything is wrong, especially since doctors usually take the person’s blood pressure as part of their intake of vital signs when they go to an office visit. The research states that women must become more…
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Women and Hypertension
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Name of Student Name of Professor Name of Class Date Women and Hypertension 1 Introduction Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a health risk for both men and women, but women are more at risk for it than men. … Many doctors do not pay attention to women and blood pressure issues (Reinberg 1). Women often do not have enough education…
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Systemic review/ Meta analysis of allopurinol on blood pressure in stroke and ischaemic heart disease patients
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Allopurinol and hypertension Abbreviations ACS : Acute coronary syndrome ARF : Acute renal failure ATP : Adenosine Triphosphate BP : Blood pressure BNP : Brain natriuretic peptide CHF : Chronic heart failure CKD : Chronic kidney disease CRP : C-reactive protein CV : Cardiovascular CVA : Cerebrovascular accident CVD : Cardiovascular disease CRP : C-reactive protein DBP : Diastolic blood pressure DOCA : Desoxycortosterone acetate FMD : Fibro muscular dysplasia GFR : Glomerular filtration rate D HD : Haemodialysis HDL : High-density lipoprotein HF : Heart failure HTN : Hypertension HUA : High uric acid IHD : Ischemic heart disease I/R : Ischemia-reperfusion KT/V : Dialysis efficiency LVH : Left …
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Describe the Physiology and Pharmacology of Hypertension
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Physiology and Pharmacology of Hypertension Cardiovascular diseases are the most important cause of morbidity and mortality in the world responsible for more than third of global causes of death and hypertension has important role in developing cardiovascular diseases, ischemic disease of the heart and heart and kidney failure.… 2005) (Mackay and Mensah 2004)…
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Improving Blood Pressure in CHF patients by adhering to a Low Sodium Diet
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This research proposal aims at addressing one of the methods of bringing down blood pressure, i.e., decreased dietary intake of sodium, in the hope of improving the clinical condition of congestive heart failure.… Cardiovascular diseases are diseases and injuries of the heart and the blood vessels of the body. According to the WHO, globally, cardiovascular…
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Blood Pressure
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When one moves from the sitting or supine position, various vascular changes takes place. As one stands up gravitational pull acts on the extremities and reduce the venous return because blood is pulled towards the legs. This decreases the blood volume by about 300 to 800ml.… As the muscles are less stretched the force of contraction decreases which reduces…
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Blood Cholesterol/Blood Pressure
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It was found that there is a growing prevalent of those with chronic diseases occasioned by obesity. In was also contained in the report that a close correlation do exist between the being obese and developing… This statement should though be taken in the context that it is the body weight that is a precursor to blood pressure; the body blood pressure depends…
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Blood Pressure
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During the laboratory activity, systolic blood pressure (the maximum pressure exerted by the blood against the artery walls) of the test subject was 110 at rest. However, this pressure increased to 120 and 140 when subject was placed under 1kg and 2.5 kg workloads respectively.… Diastolic pressure is a result of ventricular diastole or relaxation and this…
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Blood pressure
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297). Blood pressure measurement is performed during physical examination, intial assessment, and as part of routine vital signs assessment. Blood pressure… 298). Cardiac output refers to the amount of blood the heart can pump with each beat. Cardiac output and blood pressure have direct correlation thus, the more blood the heart can pump, the greater is the…
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Blood pressure
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Blood pressure is a measure of tension exerted by blood against the walls of the arteries. It denotes the force of ventricular contraction, the resistance within the arterioles and the capillaries and the volume and viscosity of blood. … Blood pressure is a measure of tension exerted by blood against the walls of the arteries. It denotes the force of…
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The effect of exercise on prevention and control of hypertension
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This essay explores the effect of exercise on prevention and control of hypertension. The researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to factors that cause hypertension such as psychological, psychosocial and sociological factors, surrounding environment and the nature of the individual.… The main purpose of the research is to present that high…
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Analysis of protocol for Management of Hypertension in Adults
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Analysis Of Protocol For Management Of Hypertension In Adults" Protocol Overview Hypertension is emerging as one of the fastest progressing fields in medical science. The condition is emerging as a challenge across the world due to its high rate of prevalence and affiliated hazards of cardiovascular and renal diseases (Whelton, 1997).… A decision to embark…
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Describe the Physiology and Pharmacology of Hypertension
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It is considered to be a substantial public health problem, which affects about 25% of adult populations in the industrialized world. This disorder leads to many others… The maintainenece of salt homeostasis on a typical 100meq sodium diet requires the kidney to reabsorb 99.5% of the filtered salt. The integrated system of ion channels , exchangers and the…
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High Blood Pressure Measurement
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High Blood Pressure Measurement Name Instructor Introduction Blood pressure measurement is among the most important and commonly performed office tests; however, man people tend to undervalue the importance of the test. As a matter of fact, the according to Geddes and Newberg (1992) nearly 45% of adults tend to have high blood pressure without their knowledge.…
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Brouchere - High Blood Pressure
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If uncontrolled blood pressure problems can go on to produce heart and kidney disease, or strokes and blindness. How will it be treated? Your… The level to aim at is a pressure of below 140/90. If you have diabetes or kidney disease a little lower would be even better. Adopting a healthier lifestyle is the most effective first step in controlling your high…
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Caffeine affects blood pressure
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Caffeine affects Blood Pressure Introduction Caffeine is a crystalline xanthine alkaloid that is bitter to taste and is derived from fruits, seeds and leaves of certain plants. It is consumed by humans in certain infusions extracted from the leaves or the seed.… It is categorized as a psychoactive drug, but its consumption is legal. The substance has several…
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Blood Pressure Management
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The following essay under the title "Blood Pressure Management" concerns blood pressure issues. As the author puts it, it has been established that high systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure (BP) is correlated with risk of stroke. … The arguments in favor of and against the control of BP were made on the basis of analysis of the above…
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High Blood Pressure
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This paper shall discuss the different details involving this medical condition. It shall give a thorough description of the disease, including the current statistics of individuals High blood pressure is one of the most significant health issues plaguing most individuals past the age of 40. … The term paper "High Blood Pressure" is being carried out in order…
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Microcirculation and Blood Pressure
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Therefore, a person with liver failure can never synthesize the required amount of plasma protein (Sherwood, 2007). This situation often… Notably, the enormous amount of protein in the urine leads to water and salt retention in the kidney. This situation often leads to increased build-up of fluid including blood in the limbs and lungs. These fluid usually leak…
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Blood Pressure and Electrocardiography
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This assignment aims to define the diastolic blood pressure and further answers the questions connected to the field of blood pressure investigations. Moreover, this paper contains the answers to the questions regarding the electrocardiography, like: "What does the P-wave of the ECG represent?."… 1. Define diastolic blood pressure. "Diastolic" came from the…
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High Blood Pressure Risk Factors
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[Professor Name] [Course Number] [Professor Name] [Date] High Blood Pressure Risk Factors Introduction: High blood pressure can usually be known as a silent killer as it has no symptoms. Untreated blood pressure issues usually increase with age and some other factors.… Medical science has discovered many risk factors of high blood pressure to make it easier…
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HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE
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The amount of oxygen expenditure can be three times the quantity of oxygen used during rest. These requirements demand that the heart increases its… During exercising process, the body acclimatises by enhancing its capacity to draw in the oxygen by increasing the breathing rate; the lungs expand in volume to accommodate the extra oxygen requirement (Raj et…
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Blood Pressure Programme for African-Caribbean
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High blood pressure is a common serious disease in the UK. The following paper is a plan for a health education programme concerning high blood pressure, to be held in Fulham Catholic Church for African-Caribbeans using Beattie’s Model of Health Promotion.… Accordingt o the report finndings high blood pressure is a common health challenge in the UK,…
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