02 August 2009

What's Hypertension?

Hypertension is a situation where someone experienced increased blood pressure above normal indicated by the number of systolic (the top) and the bottom number (diastolic) blood pressure checks on the blood using blood pressure gauge in the form of both water cuff mercury (sphygmomanometer) or other digital equipment.

Normal blood pressure values with a high body size, body weight, normal level of activity and health in general is 120/80 mmHg. In day-to-day activity, blood pressure is normal with a stable value of the number range. But in general, the examination of blood pressure decreases during sleep and increased when exercising or doing sport.

When someone has high blood pressure and does not get the treatment and control regularly (routine), then this may bring the sufferer into serious cases can even cause death. High blood pressure who continue to cause a heart to work extra hard, this is the result of a blood vessel damage to the heart, kidneys, brain and eyes. Hypertension disease is a common cause of the occurrence of stroke and heart attack (Heart attack).

1. Causes Hypertension
The use of drugs such as the corticosteroid (cortisone) and some hormone drugs, including some drugs inflammation continuously (often) can increase blood pressure someone. Smoking is also one of the factors cause increased occurrence of high blood pressure due to tobacco that contains nicotine. Beverages that contain alcohol as one of the factors that may cause the occurrence of high blood pressure!

2. Handling of Medicine and Hypertension

With a Diet High Blood Diseases (Hypertension)
* Per salt (Sodium)
Persons who have a contagious disease should be high blood self-control consume salt in salt-pickle, there are a few tips that can be done for controlling dietary sodium this;
- Do not put salt on table
- Select the number of the actual time to buy low-sodium meals
- Limit the consumption of meat and cheese
- Avoid salty meal
- Reduce the sauce the womb has generally sodium

* Gynecology Potassium / potassium
Supplements potassium 2-4 grams per day can help decrease blood pressure, fat Potasium generally be found in some fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables that contain potasium and good for consumption in people with high blood pressure, among others, watermelon, avocado, melon, fruit pare, squash, bligo, squash, cucumber, aloe vera, celery, onion and garlic. In addition, foods that contain omega-3 elements known very effective in helping decrease blood pressure (hypertension).

Hypertension treatment is usually combined with some drugs;
- (Tablet diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide (HCT), Lasix (Furosemide)). Classes of hypertension drugs is with the process of body fluids via urine. But as potassium is possible wasted in liquid urine, and controlling the consumption potaWhssium be done.

- Beta-blockers (Atenolol (Tenorim), Capoten (Captopril)). Is a drug that is used in an effort to control blood pressure through the slow process of the heart and widen (vasodilatasi) blood vessel.

- Calcium channel blockers (Norvasc (amlopidine), Angiotensinconverting enzyme (ACE)). Is one of the drugs commonly used in controlling Hypertension or high blood through the process of blood vessel relaxation also widen the blood vessel.


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