Category: hypertension

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Foods to lower high blood pressure

Why hypertension diet is important when medications are available? It is a well established fact that hypertension or high blood pressure may not be cured. But it can easily be kept inside accepted level and almost everyone can lead a normal life. So when your doctor says you have high blood pressure, the first thing… Read the rest
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Controlling hypertension or high blood pressure to prevent erectile dysfunction

Can high blood pressure cause erectile dysfunction (ED)? Many people ask the question whether hypertension or high blood pressure has effect on erectile dysfunction (ED); answer isn’t that simple. In some cases high blood pressure causes erectile dysfunction (ED). Remember not all men’s sex life is affected by hypertension. On the other hand hypertension may… Read the rest
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Why sodium is the key to control blood pressure?

Blood pressure is simply the pressure exerted by blood on blood vessel. So when your blood increases the pressure also increases. One of the most common causes of high blood pressure is increase of water content in blood. Sodium has a tendency to retain water. So if you like to consume excess salt which is… Read the rest
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Difference between hypertension and prehypertension

I have already mentioned that high blood pressure and hypertension is actually same thing but medical professionals like to use the term hypertension. There is another term called pre-hypertension. Hypertension deserves immediate attention because it increases risk of heart disease and stroke. Changing of lifestyle including diet habit and exercise and even medication may be… Read the rest

Hypertension or high blood pressure

If your doctor writes HTN, HT or HBP with tiny letters on your prescription then it’s obvious that you are suffering from hypertension and of course your doctor will also inform and warn you about it. Luckily hypertension is not such a condition which may hamper your life if you are cautious enough. What is… Read the rest