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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) by Ahmad.H Posted Sun 16 Jan 2011 8:30pm Hypertension is defined as the elevation of the systolic or diastolic pressure. In other words, the pressure of the blood in the arteries is above normal values. Before we discuss more details about hypertension, we must outline the normal values of blood pressure: If the systolic B.P is <120 and diastolic B.P is <80, this is known ... Read on »
Causes Of Pulmonary Hypertension by Jan Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:04pm Pulmonary hypertension is most commonly known as the high blood pressure. Lots of people suffer with it worldwide. It is sometimes said to be as the sister disease of the cardiovascular problems. About 80% of the people suffering with cardiovascular problems are noted to face the problem of pulmonary hypertension. It is basically a health comp ... Read on »
Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 10:59am 1 Comment High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is a very common health concern.  In this country, 65 million people, or about 1/4 of Americans, are estimated to have high blood pressure. In the early stages, hypertension is typically asymptomatic; people usually find out they have high blood pressure during a routine physical check-up.  Do ... Read on »
Treating Hypertension with Bonita Fish Peptides by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 25 Feb 2012 6:04pm Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a profoundly detrimental health condition experienced by more than 970 million people globally. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2020, there will be more than 1.56 billion people worldwide with dangerously elevated blood pressure levels. WHO recognizes hypertension as one of the most pr ... Read on »
Treating Hypertension with Bonito Fish Peptides by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 25 Feb 2012 6:04pm Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a profoundly detrimental health condition experienced by more than 970 million people globally. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2020, there will be more than 1.56 billion people worldwide with dangerously elevated blood pressure levels. WHO recognizes hypertension as one of the most pr ... Read on »
Beware Of Harms By Hypertension! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Mar 2014 10:24pm High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is the most common cardiovascular disease. If it is left untreated, it could lead to not only vision problems and kidney failure but also life threatening events such as stroke and heart attack. In the United States, 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure. According to the announcement made by T ... Read on »
What are the causes of Pulmonary hypertension? by Jan Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 12:00am In the last citing I highlighted the diagnostic techniques that differentiate pulmonary hypertension and other associated diseases that show similar signs and symptoms that might confuse you and your physician. That I explained the diagnostics previously, you must be thinking of this important question that will be striking in your mind by now ... Read on »
CASE AND COMMENTARY: Acute Respiratory Arrest in Pregnancy by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 5:00am Acute Respiratory Arrest in Pregnancy A 35-year-old woman was 38 weeks pregnant with twins (G3P2). When she developed acute onset of shortness of breath and hemoptysis (coughing up blood), her husband called 911. Shortly after paramedics arrived, the patient experienced a resp ... Read on »
Hypertension aka High Blood Pressure by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 10:02am 1 Comment Blood pressure is the force with which the blood presses against the walls of the blood vessels as it flows through them. The term Systolic blood pressure indicates the first hearing of the pulse, while Diastolic pressure indicates when the pulse can no longer be heard. Normal blood pressure should be around 120/80. Prehypertension ranges from 120– ... Read on »
Resistant Hypertension: breaking the barrier by Matt S. Posted Sat 08 Oct 2011 1:01pm We are frequently faced with patients on multiple anti-hypertensives still with poorly controlled BP levels. I learned some very interesting points on an article at CJASN from Dr Townsend on how to approach the management of those patients: ** Drug-resistant hypertension is quite common, present in about one in eight hypertensives . Measuri ... Read on »