Hypertension Centre

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Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Untreated hypertension increases the strain on the heart and arteries, eventually causing organ damage. Hypertension increases the risk of heart failure, heart attack (myocardial infarction) and stroke. Fortunately, treatments for hypertension are effective and usually easy to take.

Pre-hypertension

Hypertension Centre Pre-hypertension Pre-hypertension is a condition where a person's blood pressure is elevated above normal but not to the level considered to be hypertension (high blood [...]

Exercise and hypertension

Hypertension Centre Exercise and hypertension Hypertension is one of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. However, regular physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of [...]

Hypertension and diet

Hypertension Centre Hypertension and diet The Dash (short for the "dietary approach to stop hypertension") clinical study proved that following a healthy eating plan, which involves redefining [...]

Treatment for hypertension

Hypertension Centre Treatment for hypertension Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. Untreated hypertension increases the strain on the heart and arteries, eventually causing organ [...]

What is hypertension? And how is it formed?

Hypertension Centre What is hypertension? And how is it formed? Blood pressure is the force exerted by your heart, against the resistance created by the arteries, to [...]

Consequences of hypertension

Hypertension Centre Consequences of hypertension High blood pressure (hypertension) is dangerous because it makes the heart work too hard. It also makes the walls of the arteries [...]

Prevention of hypertension

Hypertension Centre Prevention of hypertension If you have high blood pressure/hypertension, there is a good chance your doctor will advise you to adopt certain lifestyle changes to [...]

Health and lifestyle risks: blood pressure

Hypertension Centre Health and lifestyle risks: blood pressure Ideally, your blood pressure readings should be 120/80 millimetres of mercury (mmHg). You're at low risk if it's 140/90, [...]

Control high blood pressure without medication

Hypertension Centre Control high blood pressure without medication By controlling your blood pressure with these healthy lifestyle changes, you could possibly avoid the need for medication. [...]

High blood pressure – are you at risk?

Hypertension Centre High blood pressure – are you at risk? High blood pressure (hypertension) is very common among all groups in Western societies. Ignoring the warning signs [...]