HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)
If blood pressure is above the normal range we call it high blood pressure (hypertension). Systolic blood pressure (high number) and diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) are very important for us. Because if one or both numbers are usually high, you have high blood pressure.
Normal Level: 120/ 80
Systolic blood pressure: High number
Diastolic blood pressure: Bottom number
What are the Manifestations of Hypertension?
- Rapid and irregular heart beat
- Fatigue (tiring easily)
- Nose bleeds
- Urinary bleeding
- Eye disorders
- Breast pain
- Shortness of breath
One per five person among all adults is a hypertension patient in Turkey.
Hypertansion leads to
- Heart Attack
- Renal failure etc.
We can prevent hypertension by early detection and prevention. Most of the hypertension patients are not aware of their disease. If you have a hypertension you may feel yourself fine, but it doesn’t mean you were treated for hypertension completely. Therefore you must always pursue the therapy on the advices of your physician. You must do this non-stop because his/her advices are the best on your behalf.
Hypertension can be treated easily and successfully.
You must measure your blood pressure periodically.
Don’t forget! If you keep your blood pressure under control, you can prevent amount of the severe diseases’ risks.