What to Do with Pressure If You Have Hypertension

Today, hypertension is considered as the most ‘popular’ disease associated with the cardiovascular system. This disease is characterized by high blood pressure and causes poor health, both in adolescence and in adulthood. What to do, if high blood pressure makes your life miserable?


Why does hypertension occur?

Hypertension is a disease characterized by high blood pressure. The disease is caused by a neurofunctional disorder of the vascular tone. Hypertension is mainly observed in people over 40 years of age. However, it is not uncommon that very young people develop high blood pressure too.

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The disease can be caused by the following:

  • Excess weight,
  • Permanent stress,
  • Brain damages (due to accidents, blows, etc.),
  • Chronic diseases (arthritis, diabetes, gout, etc.),
  • Genetic factors,
  • Infectious diseases (maxillary sinusitis, meningitis etc.),
  • Vascular changes (due to age),
  • High blood cholesterol level,
  • Bad habits (abuse of coffee, alcohol drinks, tobacco products),
  • Being used to eating a lot of salty food,
  • Hypodynamia, etc.

How do you know you have hypertension?

Headache is the main symptom of the disease. It appears due to the fact that the cerebral vessels become narrow and spasmodic. There are symptoms as well:

  • Fast heartbeat,
  • Tinnitus,
  • Blurring of vision,
  • Sickliness,
  • Trouble sleeping,
  • Vision problems,
  • Face redness during physical activity,
  • Dizziness, etc.


Disease treatment

So how do you treat hypertension? Depending on the reason of the disease, a doctor may prescribe an individual therapy. The treatment should be carried out under the care of a doctor. In the process of treatment, the patient should take certain medications, such as diuretics, agents that regulate the level of blood pressure (increase the cardiac minute output and tolerance to physical activity) and much more.

During therapy, a hypertensive person should live a healthy lifestyle, avoid stressful situations and emotional overload. For successful treatment of hypertension, it is sound practice for patients to walk outdoors and eat healthy food.


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11.1.18  20:43