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Hypertension (high blood pressure)
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...Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) al Affiliation Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Introduction Hypertension, i.e., highblood 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 arteries. High blood pressure occurs mainly due to two factors which can be generated...
Dietary(Nutritional) recommendations for Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
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...Hypertension: General consensus is that a healthy diet based on controlled proportions of low-fat food is important to lower blood pressure. 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 every day (Gunnars 2013). Great importance should be attached to daily value of sodium when buying commercialized products. All foods whose daily value of sodium exceeds 20% should be avoided and target should be set at getting foods which have a less than 5% daily value of sodium (Cassoobhoy 2014). When anti-hypertensive drugs are taken with high-salt foods, negative food... Dietary (Nutritional) recommendations for...
Women's health issue -hypertension
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...Blood-Pressure_UCM_002052_Article.jsp Centers for Disease Control. “High Blood Pressure Facts.” 06 June 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/facts.htm Gibson, P. (2011) Hypertension and Pregnancy MEDscape http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/261435-overview Jones, C.M. Tucker, C.M. and Herman, K.C. “Stress and Nutrition Among African American Women with Hypertension.” American Journal of Health Behavior. 33.6 (2009): 661-672. CINAHL with Full Text database. Mayo Clinic. “High Blood Pressure and Sex: Overcome the challenges.” 08 June 2011. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure-and-sex/HI00091 MedicineNet. “Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced... Women and Hypertension Introduction...
Women and Hypertension
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...Blood-Pressure_UCM_002052_Article.jsp Centers for Disease Control. “High Blood Pressure Facts.” 06 June 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/facts.htm Gibson, P. (2011) Hypertension and Pregnancy MEDscape http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/261435-overview Jones, C.M. Tucker, C.M. and Herman, K.C. “Stress and Nutrition Among African American Women with Hypertension.” American Journal of Health Behavior. 33.6 (2009): 661-672. CINAHL with Full Text database. Mayo Clinic. “High Blood Pressure and Sex: Overcome the challenges.” 08 June 2011. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure-and-sex/HI00091 MedicineNet. “Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension)”. 08 June 2011... Women and...
Systemic review/ Meta analysis of allopurinol on blood pressure in stroke and ischaemic heart disease patients
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...Hypertension which is responsible for other chain reactive disorders needs to be studied further as to the suitability of Allopurinol for reduction of blood pressure. The root cause of hypertension for various ailments if controlled by Allopurinol can lead to its being administered not only for patients requiring XO inhibition and presenting with hypertension but also for other conditions. Aims and objectives In view of the brief overview of the trending of the newer discoveries in respect of the traditional drug Allopurinol for gout, it has... ? Allopurinol and hypertension Abbreviations ACS Acute coronary syndrome ARF Acute renal failure ATP Adenosine Triphosphate BP Blood pressureBNP : Brain...
Describe the Physiology and Pharmacology of Hypertension
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...pressure: overview of randomized drug trials in their epidemiological context. Lncet 1990; 335:827-838 Vorster HH (2002), The emergence of cardiovascular disease durring urbanisation of Africans, Public heath Nutr 2002; 5:239-243 Alwan A, Maclean D, Mandil A (2001), Assessnebt of national capacity for noncommunicable disease prevention and control, The report of a global survey 2001, WHO/MNC/. 01.2 Genewa: WHO 2001. Carvalho JJM, Baruzzi RG, Howard PF et al. Blood pressure in four remote populations in the Intersalt study. Hypertension 1989; 14: 238-4 Page LB, Vandevert DE, Nader K et al....
Blood Pressure
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...blood pressure is not so obvious unlike humans (Lawlor et al, 2005). Q4. Hypertension is defined as sustained elevation in arterial blood pressure beyond a certain range specified to age and population. The range of normal blood pressure is however fixed at 140 mm Hg (systolic blood pressure which represents the arterial blood pressure when the heart is in systole or during contraction) and 90 mm Hg at diastole (represents the arterial blood pressure when the heart is in diastole or during relaxation). However this range is valid for persons without any co -morbid disorders like diabetes or dyslipidemia... Q1. When one moves from the sitting or supine position, various vascular changes takes place....
Blood Cholesterol/Blood Pressure
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...blood pressure In a report that was issue by the world health organization, 2002. 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 high blood pressure (Krueger, 2012). Unfortunately, there is no known cure for high blood pressure thought it can be prevented or controlled. It is therefore construable that with diminishing body weight, one significantly reduces the possibility of developing high blood pressure. The relationship of body weight and blood pressure are directly proportional... . This statement should though be taken in the...
Blood pressure
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Blood Pressure
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...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. This was the case as blood flow has to increase during strenuous activity (exercise) in order to supply nourishment (oxygen and nutrients) to critical organs such as the heart, brain, lungs and muscles. At the same time, diastolic pressure (the lowest pressure in the artery) at rest was measured at 70 but decreased to 50 then 40 at 1 kg and 2.5 kg workloads respectively. Diastolic pressure is a result... Insert Introduction During the laboratory activity, systolic blood...
Blood pressure
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...hypertension (Volpe, M and B 2005).Other factors that regulate arterial blood pressure include cerebral ischemia, chemoreceptors in the carotid and aortic bodies, production and release of vasopressin and atrial natriuretic peptide. Certain patients are well-informed and understand that blood pressure measurement is a part of a general physical examination. Therefore they are very co-operative. However... ?Blood pressure is a measure of tension exerted by blood against the walls of the arteries. It de s the force of ventricular contraction, the resistance within the arterioles and the capillaries and the volume and viscosity of blood. Accurate measurement of blood pressure in the presence of findings in...
The effect of exercise on prevention and control of hypertension
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...Hypertension, 22, 1881–88. 28. Pollock, M.L., et al. (2000). AHA Science Advisory: Resistance exercise in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease. Circulation, 101, 828–33. 29. Shapiro, A.P. (1988). Psychological factors in hypertension: an overview. Am Heart J, 116: 632–7. 30. Shetterly, S.M., Rewers, M., Hamman, R.F., & Marshall, J.A. (1994). Patterns and predictors of hypertension inddence among Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites: the San Luis Valley Diabetes Study./ttipcrtcus12:1095-l 102. 31. Sparrow, D., Garvey, A.J., Rosner, B., & Thomas, H.E. (1982). Factors in predicting blood pressure... ?Sahar Jabbari Winter Kinesiology 6700 Effect of Exercise on prevention and control of...
Analysis of protocol for Management of Hypertension in Adults
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...Hypertension In Adults" Protocol Overview Hypertension is emerging as one of the fastest progressing fieldsin 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). High blood pressure is a trait as opposed to a specific disease and represents a quantitative rather than a qualitative deviation from the norm. Taking into deliberation the importance of Blood pressure, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, (NHANES, 2009) considered blood pressure measurement as a major health concern. A decision to embark upon... antihypertensive therapy effectively...
Describe the Physiology and Pharmacology of Hypertension
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...Hypertension Hypertension or elevated blood pressure is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is crucially high. 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 malfunctions in the human body including myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and endostage renal disease. (Lifton RP, 2001). The molecular genetic studies have identified mutations in 8 genes that lads to mendelian form of Hypertension. These genes are known to have a large impact on blood pressure.Normally, the kidnet filters over 170 lit of plasma containing 23... The Physiology and Pharmacology of...
High Blood Pressure Measurement
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...blood pressure and breathing patterns at rest. Journal of Human Hypertension , 807-813. Anderson, D. E., McNeely, J. D., & Windham, B. G. (2010). Regular slow-breathing exercise effects on blood pressure and breathing on patterns of rest. Journal of Human Hyper tension , 807-813. Cornelissen, V. A., & Aubert, A. (2010). Effects of aerobic training intensity on resting, exercise and post-exercise blood pressure, heart rate and heart-rate variability. Journal of Human Hypertension , 175-182. Geddes, L. A., & Newberg, D. C. (1992). Cuff Pressure Oscillations in the Measurement of Relative Blood Pressure... ? High Blood Pressure Measurement Introduction Blood pressure measurement is among the most important...
Brouchere - High Blood Pressure
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...blood Pressure What is high blood pressure? How do you treat it? Who does it affect? How the average person can take steps at home to improve their blood pressure. Your doctor says you’ve got hypertension – that’s his way of saying high blood pressure, which means a pressure of above 140/90. If uncontrolled blood pressure problems can go on to produce heart and kidney disease, or strokes and blindness. Who gets it? Basically anyone at all .Often it runs in families. It is also commoner in people over 60 and, because of genetic differences, it is much commoner among black people. How will it be treated? Your doctor may well prescribe tablets such as, usually diuretics which help to kidneys... High blood...
Caffeine affects blood pressure
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...blood pressure and contribution to cardiovascular disease. This effect merits importance, because caffeine is consumed by many people worldwide and this includes populations who have hypertension. In this essay, the effects of caffeine on blood pressure will be discussed. Discussion Caffeine is an adenosine antagonist. Adenosine is a neuromodulator and inhibition of adenosine causes increased activity of various other hormones like adrenaline, dopamine, cortisol and endorphins. At higher doses, caffeine can also cause inhibition of GABA neurotransmission leading to insomnia, anxiety and increased respiratory rate and heart rate. It crosses the blood-brain... ?Caffeine affects Blood Pressure Introduction...
Blood Pressure Management
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...blood pressure under these conditions is necessary for continued blood supply to the ischaemic regions where the normal autoregulation has been damaged as well as for maintenance of cerebral perfusion pressure. Therefore, there is no clear consensus for the management of arterial hypertension associated with acute stroke. In order to address this problem, the author has analyzed a large number of studies that present contrasting results on the correlation between BP levels and outcome in Ischaemic Stroke (IS) and Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) patients. Therefore, the author seeks to address the issue by summarizing the existing evidence... Blood Pressure Management in Acute Stroke: A Long-Standing...
High Blood Pressure
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...Blood Institute (2011) describes high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, to be a serious health issues which can cause various health problems, including coronary heart disease, stroke, and heart failure. Hypertension is basically the increased pressure of the blood... ?Running head: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (school) High Blood Pressure Introduction High blood pressure is one of the mostsignificant health issues plaguing most individuals past the age of 40. Although it has been known to affect younger adults as well, it is a medical problem which mostly affects older adults. This disease is also considered a symptom for heart diseases, including coronary heart disease and...
Microcirculation and Blood Pressure
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...Blood Pressure Microcirculation and Blood Pressure Question The reduction of plasma protein often causes oedema that leads to decrease in BCOP thereby reducing the fluid absorption in the capillaries. Therefore, a person with liver failure can never synthesize the required amount of plasma protein (Sherwood, 2007). This situation often leads to oncotic pressure thereby affecting filtration and leading to subsequent reabsorption. This situation leads Nephrotic syndrome, a kidney failure that leads to filtration of the large amount of protein into the urine. The urines protein is usually leaked into the blood via the kidney thereby leading to oedema (Bartl and Frisch, 2004... ). Notably, the...
Blood Pressure and Electrocardiography
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...blood pressure. "Diastolic" came from the Greek diastole meaning "a drawing apart."The term has been in use since the 16th century to denote the period of relaxation of the heart muscle. The diastolic pressure is specifically the minimum arterial pressure during relaxation and dilatation of the ventricles of the heart when the ventricles fill with blood. In a blood pressure reading, the diastolic pressure is typically the second number recorded. For example, with a blood pressure of 120/80 ("120 over 80"), the diastolic pressure is 80. By "80" is meant 80 mm Hg (millimeters of mercury). (Braunwald E, 2004; Moreno MN, 2006)) 2. Given a blood... Human Anatomy and Physiology Calculations Define diastolic...
High Blood Pressure Risk Factors
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...hypertension, has been one of the most common diseases during the past decade. Over one billion people around the world suffer from high blood pressure, of which 20-30% does not even know it. There are two types of high blood pressure: primary and secondary. Primary hypertension is when doctors do not know the exact cause, yet the causes are a combination of complex genetic, environmental and other factors. Secondary hypertension is what is caused by the underlying medical condition or any medications that have an effect on the blood pressure (Divine 14). To avoid the high blood pressure, it is very important to look into the risk factors and overcome them. Risk factors: The first... ? Number] High Blood ...
HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE
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...blood pressure Introduction During strenuous activities like exercise, the muscle gets involved and that means expenditure of high quantities of oxygen. The amount of oxygen expenditure can be three times the quantity of oxygen used during rest. These requirements demand that the heart increases its capacity to supply the oxygen to the various muscles in the body (Raj et al., 2005; Watanabe, 2003). Therefore, the heart compensates by increasing its pumping force. As the pumping force increases, the pulse also responds quickly. These features also mean that the lung takes in a lot more oxygen in enhancing the breathing process. During exercising... The impact of exercise, jumping on heart rate and blood...
Blood Pressure Programme for African-Caribbean
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...blood invigilators in stores. In addition, the BHF recommends the purchase of any blood pressure testing kits by health-conscious individuals4. Individuals from a household with a history of hypertension most likely have an opportunity to decrease the odds of acquiring the illness through a healthy diet and way of living. Doctors have to provide information that teaches ways people can avoid high blood pressure and assist others with the condition for improved health management. This health education program for the African-Caribbean community at the Fulham Catholic Church... Health Education Programme: Blood Pressure Programme for African-Caribbean at Fulham Catholic Church Term Paper Word Count ...
Blood Pressure Woes and Which Electrolyte?
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...Blood Pressure Woes and Which Electrolyte? Chronic Renal/Kidney Failure Chronic Kidney failure is a disorder of the kidney which results from gradual malfunction of the kidney. Initially, there may be no signs of this disorder until the end-phase the disease is attained. This phase is where the kidney is unable to excrete unwanted materials from the body hence making waste to be withheld in the body. The major cause of this disorder is high blood pressure and diabetes. George has been having high blood pressure for five years, has been letting out a lot of urine and tremendous reduction...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension Outline A. Hypertension and its Symptoms My selected ailment is hypertension. It is defined as a condition associated with a conglomerate of diseases, characterized by systolic blood pressure of 140mmHg and above or diastolic blood pressure of 90mmHg and above, based on a mean of not less than two readings obtained at the two or more visits after conducting the initial screening (www.ash-us.org/). Hypertension is a symptomless condition, though the below could indirectly point towards the condition: a. Blood spots observed in...
Blood pressure and pulse (arterial pressure and pulse rate)
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...pressure are two important components of our circulation that are regulated in such a way that ensures most efficient blood perfusion to all tissues in the body. There are certain conditions, however, in which demand for blood supply is altered considerably. The aim of this experimental study is to introduce human body to these different conditions and observe how innate regulatory mechanisms respond to the hemodynamic changes. There will be three sets of experiments. In each experiment subjects will be introduced to one variable and then its effect... ? Lab Report - Lab Report Introduction Cardiovascular circulation in a human body is maintained by various mechanisms. Heart rate and mean arterial...
Postural Changes/Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate
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...Pressure and Pulse Rate “Physiology of Blood Pressure” Lab Report Kena Douglas Lab Partners: Alex Oku Kristine Biology 204 March 23, 2011 Introduction: Coronary heart disease and heart attack plays a fatal role in the lives of many in the contemporary world. The American Heart Association has identified increasing age, male sex (gender) and heredity as the three major risk factors with regard to coronary heart disease. Tobacco smoke, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity and overweight and diabetes mellitus are the other major risk factors that can be controlled or managed... ? The Effects of Postural Changes, Exercise and Cognitive Stressors on Human Arterial Pressure ...
How to Take a Blood Pressure?
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...blood pressure measurement involves simulation of patients with hypertension using either live actors or clinical preceptors. The inherent problem with this training program is that when human actors are used for the purpose, there is no way to verify if the blood pressure measured by the student is accurate as blood pressure may vary in seconds. So, the instructor will not be able to verify if the student is able to get accurate readings. Thus, it becomes evident that practicing blood pressure measurement is a matter of serious concern for medical students and others as the facilities provided are usually insufficient... ? How to Take a Blood Pressure? (College) This study is an effort to introduce a...
Hypertension
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...HYPERTENSION s: Admission no: Hypertension is a disease or condition in which the arteries pump blood at a very high pressure. Another term that can be used to refer to this disease is high blood pressure. Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood that the heart pumps and the resistance to blood flow in the arteries. Blood pressure can be high when the arteries are narrow and the heart pumps more blood. If hypertension is not prevented at an...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension s Hypertension is also referred to as high blood pressure. The condition has no symptoms and the major concern is that individuals who are having it remain unaware until the damage has occurred to the blood vessels. Hypertension can be normalized through various ways. For instance, having a healthy lifestyle can greatly help mitigate the advent of hypertension. Healthy life styles that can help reduce the condition include recreation, rest, low salt intake, proper diet, enrolling in an exercise program and minimizing on alcohol intake. Alternatively, there are...
Hypertension
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...HYPERTENSION affiliation Hypertension is a case where a person has high blood pressure. The blood pressure is highest when the heart pumps blood. When the heart relaxes, the pressure is lowest. The pressure, during rest is referred to as diastolic pressure. When pumping, the pressure is called systolic pressure. Hypertension is a huge problem in the USA the world general. The number of recorded deaths that were related to hypertension in 2011 in the USA...
Minor Thesis / Practice Project
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...blood pressure in subjects with resistant hypertension: results from a randomized trial. Hypertension, 54(3), 475-81. Riaz, K. (2007). Hypertensive Heart Disease. Emedicine from WebMD. Retrieved on 10th October 2009 http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/162449-overview Sharma, S., and Kortas, C. (2008). Hypertension. Emedicine from WebMD. Retrieved on 10th October, 2009 from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/241381-overview Titzel, J., and Ritz, E. (2009). Salt and its effect on blood pressure and target organ damage: new pieces in an old puzzle. Journal of Nephrology, 22, 177-189.... Literature review Elevation of blood pressure above the normal for age and sex is known as hypertension. Since the...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension of Introduction Hypertension, often referred to as high blood pressure, is a health condition in which the arterial blood pressure is constantly elevated. That is, the pressure of the blood as it pushes on the walls of blood vessels is chronically high making the heart to be forced to pump even harder, a situation that could lead to organ damage, illnesses such as heart failure, renal failure, aneurysm, heart attack, stroke, and/or death (Falvo, 2009).These are among the adverse consequences of elevated blood...
Hypertension
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...pressure. It is documented that primary hypertension may also build up from changes in some bosy chemicals. For a number of clients who react to stress at an advanced degree, the desease may be connected to a higher level, hypertension may be associated to a higher discharge of catecholamines, like norepinephrine and epinephrine, which raises blood pressure (Burt et al, 1995). Some experts feel that hypertension could be caused by a lack of natriuretic factor that is a hormone generated by the heart making arteries to stay in a condition of sustained vasoconstriction. In spite of of...
HYPERTENSION
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...HYPERTENSION Pathophysiology of hypertension Hypertension is one of the most common risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. It affects close to one-third of the adult population in the world (Cheriyan, McEniery and Wilkinson 2010). This hypertension is classified as unidentifiable primary hypertension and identifiable secondary hypertension. Secondary hypertension is caused by the presence of another disease condition and this account about 5 to 10% of the total patients. (Cheriyan, McEniery and Wilkinson 2010). Primary hypertension is predominant among...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension This report is submitted to my Phlebotomy Dr. Casupang with intent to demonstrate my knowledge in Hypertension. What is Hypertension? Hypertension is the term used to indicate high blood pressure which is the common ill health condition found in modern people. Blood pressure is measured in terms of the force against artery walls when the heart pumps bloods through arteries. Attributed to modern life style changes, blood pressure change has become an increasingly serious threat to individual health. Various causes and symptoms of hypertension are described below. Millimeters of mercury is the measure used to represent blood pressure readings; and the normal blood... ? Dr. Casupang Phlebotomy...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension Introduction Hypertension, or high blood pressure (BP), has been variously defined over the years with advances in the understanding ofthe etiology and pathophysiology of the condition. Blood pressure specifically refers to arterial blood pressure levels, with optimal levels being those that lead to minimal vascular damage. Normal levels of BP defined by Joint National Committee 7 (JNC 7) state values of 120 mm of Hg and 80 mm of Hg for systolic and diastolic respectively (Chobanian et al. 2003). The American Heart Association (AHA) defines...
Hypertension
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...HYPERTENSION affiliation Hypertension is a case where a person has high blood pressure. The blood pressure is highest when the heart pumps blood. When the heart relaxes, the pressure is lowest. The pressure, during rest is referred to as diastolic pressure. When pumping, the pressure is called systolic pressure. Hypertension is a huge problem in the USA the world general. The number of recorded deaths that were related to hypertension in 2011 in the USA...
The Link between Activity, Excise and Blood Pressure
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...Blood Pressure Background: Essential hypertension is a condition that is caused by several factors, and its pathogenesis is due to the interaction between several factors, such as genetics, environmental or lifestyle (Fagard, 2005). Fagard (2005) mentioned that sodium, alcohol and caloric intake, stress and physical inactivity are among of the environmental and lifestyle factors causing high blood pressure; however, the nature of other cause of increased blood pressure, which is genetic factor, remained unknown to this date of study. On the other hand, Fagard stated in this study that there is no consistent result to prove that regular physical... ? Explain the Link between Activity, Exercise, and Blood...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension Introduction Hypertension is often known as "high blood pressure", it is a medical condition in which the blood pressure is chronically elevated in the sense that is always above normal. We will define what is normal at a later stage in this essay it was previously referred to as arterial hypertension, but in current usage, the word "hypertension" without a qualifier normally refers to arterial hypertension.1 Hypertension can be classified as either primary or secondary. Hypertension is dangerous. Even moderate elevation of arterial blood pressure leads to shortened life expectancy. At severely high pressures, defined as mean arterial pressures 50% or more above average... A Report on...
Effect of Exercise on Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate
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...Blood Pressure". Hypertension 57 (1): 2007. 3–10. Wohlfart, B,; Farazdaghi, G. "Reference values for the physical work capacity on a bicycle ergometer for men -- a comparison with a previous study on women". Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 23 (3): 166–70.... Effect of Exercise on Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate Scientifically, there exists a close relationship between physical exercises and pulse rate and blood pressure. Whenever one is engaged in a physical exercise, several changes occur in the pulse rate and blood pressure mainly due to the metabolic reactions in the body. This paper reports on the analysis, interpretation of the results obtained after conducting an experiment on the short term and...
Literature review ( Dehydration associated with the use of diuretics)
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...Overview: mechanisms of hypertension: Cells, hormones, and the kidney.’ Am Soc Nephrol, 15, 1971. Chobanian, A. V. (2009). ‘The Hypertension Paradox - More Uncontrolled Disease despite improved Therapy.’ N Engl J Med, 361, 878-887 Falkner, B., & Daniels, S. R. (2004). ‘Summary of the fourth report on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure... of different blood-pressure-lowering regimens on majo cardiovascular events: Results of prospectively-designed overviews of randomized trials.’ Lancet, 362, 1527 –1535. Verdecchia, P., Reboldi, G., Angeli, F., Borgioni, C., Gattobigio, R., Filippucci, L., Norgiolini, S., Bracco,...
Hypertension
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...Hypertension Hypertension Introduction High blood pressure or what is called hypertension is a medical in which narrowed arterial vessels increase resistance to the flow of blood, thereby stimulating the blood to exert excessive pressure against the blood vessel walls. Consequently, the heart must pump harder to deliver the blood through the constricted arteries. If the condition becomes longstanding, a likely damage to the cardiovascular system is to happen, which increases the risk of an individual for cerebrovascular...
Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Responses to Warm Whirlpool Treatment
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...blood pressure prior to immersion, measurement of heart rate and blood pressure during immersion of ten minutes, and recovery measures of heart rate and blood pressure subsequent to the immersion of ten minutes. The data collected was plotted on two graphs for analysis. Results: The study found that there was an increase in heart rate and decrease in blood pressure, but were not significant enough to warrant any risk to individuals with normal blood pressure. Conclusion: Though the risk factors for healthy individuals are not significant, given the hemodynamic changes that occur, there remains potential risk to individuals with treated stable hypertension that could... Heart Rate and Blood Pressure...
Hypertension
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...blood pressure, it helps in reducing cholesterol in a phased manner, the reduction of insulin resistance, the prevention of heart diseases and strokes, the prevention of any types of chronic liver aliments, it delays and even fights against osteoporosis, it reduces the risk of certain types of cancers, it mitigates obesity and also leads to an overall feeling of wellness (Coben 95). There is also an increased effort on maintaining an overall... HYPERTENSION SUBMITTED T0- SUBMITTED BY- Hypertension Healthy living has a large variety benefits that have been espoused by all. It is vital to leada good life. There are a lot of advantages of dieting and eating the proper food. This hypertension assignment has ...
How does blood pressure relate to the level of stress?
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...blood pressure relate to the level of stress you and the other person are typically under? In a healthy heart it is seen that a series of event occurs to pump blood out of the heart to the different parts of body. Cardiac Cycle consists of Atrial Systole, Atrial Diastole, Ventricular Systole and Ventricular Diastole. Systole in general is used for the contraction of heart muscles and diastole is used for the relaxation of the heart muscles. Atrial Diastole occurs when the atrial muscles relax and Ventricular Diastole happens when the ventricular muscles relax. Similarly Ventricular Systole occurs when... Define systole, diastole and list the ranges of excellent, good, fair and poor. How does blood...
Query letter and outline
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...Hypertension: A Provider’s focused seminar,’ whose publication aims at promoting knowledge among nurse practitioners for better management of hypertension. Hypertension remains a significant problem in the society and its incidence and prevalence rate persist in spite of extensive literature on it. The Seventh Joint National Commission panel (JNC-7) offered guidelines for management of blood pressure but little information exist... Query letter Dear Dr. Edmunds The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is dedicated to knowledge development for education and improved care practices, with cardiovascular diseases as one of its areas of focus (2015). I would like to introduce you to the article, ‘Management of...
Brief overview on the studies on the cardiac nervous system
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...blood pressure elevation, is through long-term prospective studies, which necessitates observation of hypertensive patients without any pharmacologic treatment (Grassi, 2010). Aside from the ethical issues of such studies, their feasibility demands extensive financial investment. Morphology of the cardiac nervous system As in any organ, the heart’s control comes... ?Literature Review Brief Overview of Studies on the Cardiac Nervous System The heart was initially thought as an insensate organ (Fu & Longhurst, 2009). Studies on the anatomy of human intrinsic cardiac nervous system have been conducted for almost 85 years. In the 1950s, intrinsic cardiac ganglia were found primarily over the posterior...
The effect of garlic supplementation on lower high blood pressure and lower cholesterol level
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...blood pressure and cholesterol levels is influenced by taking of garlic capsules. This is crucial given that the capsules contain the allicin substance which is responsible for the reduction of blood pressure and serum. Garlic can contribute immensely to the overall health of a person. However, in many countries use of garlic has been low due to poor policy framework set by health authorities. Garlic is effective in the reduction of cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. Problem Definition There is a need to provide garlic supplement to the hypertension and obese universal medicine in order to boost the effectiveness of these drugs. This initiative... ? The effect of Garlic supplementation on lower...
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