Thursday, May 14, 2009

High blood pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension has become a disease that is common to many people at this time, especially for those living in urban areas. High blood pressure or hypertension to become one of the causes of stroke, heart attack, and kidney also failed. And the worst consequences of this disease is death. Therefore, if you can, this disease must be prevented. If you have high blood pressure, you can control this disease. How to prevent and control hypertension or high blood?

Before discussing about high blood pressure or hypertension, it's good to know you first about the blood pressure. When you do a physical examination or clinical examination to the doctor, usually have a special tool used by doctors to check blood pressure. Tool to check the blood pressure is also known sphigmomanometer or with tensimeter. There are digital and have tensimeter also tensimeter mercury that is still commonly used for clinical examination.

Doctors will perform blood pressure checks with the orders you to sit or lie down, because the best position to measure blood pressure. Then the doctor will usually be binding on the air bag on the arm on the right arm unless there is injury. After that, blood pressure measurements performed. Sistolik difference between the pressure and pressure pulsation diastolik called.

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure experienced by the blood vessel in the arterial blood when the heart pumps to by all members of the human body. Blood pressure is created by taking two different sizes and usually there are two numbers that will be referred by a doctor. For example, doctors take the 140-90, is the means 140/90 mmHg. The first number (140) showed up to pressure vessel due to arterial pulsation at the heart or heart beat or rattle, and called sistolik pressure or pressure is often called upon. The second number (90) shows the pressure when the heart pumping a rest in between, and is called pressure or diastolik often also referred under pressure.


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