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High Blood Pressure | Hypertension | Nucleus Health

August 30, 2019


High blood pressure, or hypertension is a common condition in which the force of blood on the walls of your arteries is often too high. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to supply your tissues with oxygen and nutrients. In your heart, two chambers, called ventricles, contract with each heartbeat to push blood to your lungs and through your arteries to your body. As blood flows through them, three main factors affect the pressure on your artery walls. The first is cardiac output, or the amount of blood your ventricles push out of your heart each minute. Your blood pressure goes up as cardiac output increases. The second factor affecting your blood pressure is blood volume, or the total amount of blood in your body. Blood pressure also goes up as blood volume increases. The third factor that affects your blood pressure is resistance, which is anything working against the blood flow through your arteries. Several factors contribute to resistance. One resistance factor is the flexibility of your artery wall. Healthy arteries expand with each heartbeat to help reduce blood pressure on the wall. Another resistance factor is the diameter of your arteries. Your body is able to increase the diameter of your arteries to lower your blood pressure, or reduce the diameter to raise your blood pressure. A third resistance factor is blood viscosity, or thickness. In your blood, more particles, such as proteins and fat, increase viscosity. If your blood is thicker, your blood pressure goes up as your heart works harder to push it through your arteries. Your blood pressure can be measured with a device called a sphygmomanometer, or blood pressure cuff. When your heart beats, the pressure of blood on the walls of your arteries is called systolic pressure. When your heart relaxes between beats, pressure on the artery wall is called diastolic pressure. While your blood pressure may change throughout the day, it should normally be less than 120 millimeters of mercury for systolic pressure, and less than 80 millimeters of mercury for diastolic pressure. If your systolic pressure frequently stays above 140, or your diastolic pressure frequently stays above 90, you have high blood pressure. Over time, high blood pressure will damage the walls of your arteries. Your artery wall may become weak and form an enlargement called an aneurysm. Or the wall may burst and bleed into the surrounding tissue. Small tears in your artery wall may attract certain substances in your blood, such as cholesterol, fat, and calcium, to form a build-up called a plaque. Blood flow through your artery decreases as the plaque enlarges. Blood cells can stick to the plaque and form solid clumps, called clots, further reducing, or completely blocking, your blood flow. Damage to your arteries raises your blood pressure even more by making your heart beat more forcefully. Artery damage and reduced blood flow lead to conditions such as: a stroke, heart attack, or kidney disease. In most cases, the cause of high blood pressure, or hypertension, is unknown. This type of high blood pressure
is called primary, or essential, hypertension. Treatment for essential hypertension
includes lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet. If you are sensitive to the sodium in salt, your doctor may recommend limiting your intake of salt and highly processed foods. Sodium may cause your body to retain water, which increases both your blood volume and your blood pressure. Other lifestyle changes that can reduce blood pressure include avoiding excessive alcohol intake; getting regular exercise; losing weight, if you are overweight; and quitting smoking. Your doctor may also recommend medications that act on your kidneys, blood vessels, or heart to help reduce your blood pressure. Diuretics, commonly called water pills, cause your kidneys to move more salt and water from your blood into your urine, which reduces your blood volume and pressure. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on your heart by decreasing both the rate of your heartbeat and the strength of your heart’s contractions. Several types of drugs act directly or indirectly to reduce your blood pressure by relaxing your blood vessels, which increases their diameter. These drugs include ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, calcium channel blockers, and direct-acting vasodilators.

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  1. Mine was 207/120 felt like shit for weeks before anything was done by my doctor and a e department.felt like it done damage to me

  2. Xcellnt video… Am a neet aspirant n tis video is useful 4 me … I need not read my book for tis topic…

  3. I need help…im 24, male, not smoking, not drinking alcohol nor coffee, im 181cm and 75-77 kg, body fat 10 percent at most, i lift weights, i play football (soccer) 2-3 times a week…im having problems with high blood pressure since age 21, readings are around 140/90 and 170/100… i dont understand why is my blood pressure so high, it doesnt make any sense? Is there anybody similar to me? Did you find the answer?

  4. this is a crock. i cycle 20 hours a week. workout 30 mins a day. dont smoke and dont drink. but my reading was 150/98. which came as a suprise as i thought i was mr fitness. im slim etc. there is nothing on the list which could contribute, so that leaves diet. the only thing i do excess is perhaps tea with full fat milk. i expect i drink about 2 glasses of full fat milk a day. im 50. so, its the only thing i can think of. unless im part indian ??

  5. Been taking it recently and getting better results. Send if you worry about high ones it goes high. Had 130/89. Not to bad recently.

  6. Definitely the best video to explain. I'm 20 years old and I just diagnosed of high blood pressure with 150/90

  7. I’ve been having this feeling on my throat like when somebody scares you for over 3 months it almost feels like somebody sucked the oxygen out of me. My heart would raise sometimes. I just bought a machine check my blood pressure it’s at 156/97. I’m wondering if the sea salt took soaks I been doing for 2 months caused this. Crazy feeling

  8. i have CKD(Chronic Kidney disease) and when i was on dialysis there was a few times my blood pressure was 180/120. Makes me scared looking back on it.

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  10. I need to change my diet. Highblood pressure had taken over my life during my 5th pregnancy. One month after I had my newborn, i was rushed to emergency with a blood pressure of 200/something. I couldn't breath, every 4 to 5 minutes.

  11. Be clam, happy,loving and playful. No coffee, soda, fast food.l lost 20 pds.😁take meds.B/P GOOD 4 my age.127/69.Praises The Lord

  12. MY GRANDMOTHER SUFFERED
    FROM HYPERTENSION. AS SHE IS ALLERGIC TO ALLOPATHIC, SO HE SHIFTED TO AYURVEDA
    AND TOOK SARPHAGANDHA VATI OF PLANET AYURVEDA. SHE HAS NOW NORMAL BP.

  13. I've been taking al natural supplement called ALISTROL which has brought down my high blood pressure in 2 weeks. I have been taking 3 capsules daily and must say, I feel good. No spikes and the reason I decided to take ALISTROL was its high quality, supported by a double-blind clinical study and validated by Dr. Callebout. Folks, if you are suffering from hypertension, try ALISTROL. It works!

  14. all bull shit I quit all bread and sugar and in 2 weeks my BP dropped
    30 from 165 to 129 – eat all the salt you want they have been putting
    things in bread to sell drugs

  15. all bull shit I quit all bread and sugar and in 2 weeks my BP dropped
    30 from 165 to 129 – eat all the salt you want they have been putting
    things in bread to sell drugs

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  17. Yesterday, my blood pressure was so high and I was hyperventilating I went to the hospital. I litteraly fainted at the hospital door. I wasn't conscious enough to hear the explanation, so here I am.
    Thanks for explaining it.

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  20. Sir Please Help Me.. I am 25year old My blood Pressure is 160/90.. I feel i am in Depress I am from poor faimly Me My Mother And my Small Brother My father is Not in world. So please Tell me Good Advise For my Life… Please Please Please Please

  21. my mom had 150/110 or 150/100 is that really bad and she takes pills to help the blood pressure and how can she make the blood pressure go down? and she smokes and sometimes drink alcohal when guests come by. And is it possible to live to 80's or 90's or even 70' with this blood pressure

  22. Since implementing Heron methods a months ago, I just wanted to let you know that I did just one day of the 3 exercises and went from 155/95 to a reading, the very next day, of 121/82. I’m so excited, and I hope to be even lower by the end of the week. I’ve been on Amlodipine and Lisinopril for months, and haven’t been able to get it lower than 135/90. I am now sleeping much more soundly and my head is much more clear, etc. For more information about Heron method, click here :https://tinyurl.com/yy2443ya?uklm >

  23. Since implementing Heron methods a months ago, I just wanted to let you know that I did just one day of the 3 exercises and went from 155/95 to a reading, the very next day, of 121/82. I’m so excited, and I hope to be even lower by the end of the week. I’ve been on Amlodipine and Lisinopril for months, and haven’t been able to get it lower than 135/90. I am now sleeping much more soundly and my head is much more clear, etc. For more information about Heron method, click here :

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  25. A 20-point cut in my blood pressure level was the result of the “Zοtοku Weebly” 2-week blood pressure level treatment which I searched in Gοοgle. Still, exercise for approximately THIRTY FIVE short minutes each day is needed in order for information to be beneficial. In general, I find myself much healthier ever since my blood pressure is less than my normal.. .

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  27. It's easily to treat high blood pressure.
    1. Walk at least 30 mins at your morning and afternoon every day.
    2. Avoid too much salt intake.
    3. Eat at least 5 cloves of raw garlice at your breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    4. Also drink lemon juice.

  28. To measure your blood pressure, the doctor will insert an air-filled strap into your arm, inspect it gradually pumping and removing the air. The doctor uses a device called a sphygmomanometer. Blood pressure is in the units of millimeters of mercury or (mmHg), which includes two values. The first number shows the pressure in your arteries when your heart pumps blood, called systolic pressure.
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  30. I have a constant systolic pressure of 180-190 and a diastolic of 70-90. I'm 16 years old. This is stage 3 of the disease?

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  34. Breathing exercise six times a day for 3 minutes 6 breaths per minute, black sesame seeds, coffee, but not on an empty stomach and exercise daily.

  35. what if systolic is normal but diastolic is not.. for example 120/95.. is it consider high?? thank u.. btw..i love this sample video.. how much more its complete video.. where can i get that anyway

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