Category Archives: Blood Pressure

What is Diastolic hypertension? 

Blood pressure is the force of the blood on the walls of the arteries. Generally speaking, blood pressure indicates the force that the heart has to work with, in order to pump blood. Advertisements

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Monitoring blood pressure at home is better than doctor’s clinic!

Monitoring blood pressure is the best way of getting accurate blood pressure when you are at home.

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FAQs on Blood Pressure Tests

Blood pressure is the measurement of the force with which blood flows though the arteries to the different parts of the body. A blood pressure test measures this force. It is generally measured by using an instrument called the sphygmomanometer. … Continue reading

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Abnormal Diastolic Pressure, Hypertension

A normal diastolic number reads as 90 mmHG. If a person shows in three or more consecutive blood pressure measurements, a diastolic reading more than 90, it is clearly a state of abnormal diastolic pressure.

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Causes Behind Ocular Hypertension

Ocular hypertension is the state when the pressure in the eyes also called intraocular pressure rises above the normal levels. Elevated levels of intraocular pressure can lead to glaucoma. However, chances of vision loss or optic nerve damage are minimal … Continue reading

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Cold Medicine And High Blood Pressure

About 65 millions of Americans are suffering from high blood pressure or hypertension. Blood pressure either hypertension or hypotension will cause complications in your body and the most vulnerable organ is the heart.

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High Blood Pressure And Women

If we look at the statistics, then women do not appear to have high blood pressure as often and as early as men. That does not rule out the chances of women suffering from this disease, especially after the onset … Continue reading

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