Diseases in the news
Introduction to health and disease HCS / 245
March 26, 2014
The topic that I will be talking about is hypertension. Hypertension is also called high blood pressure, this is a condition where artery blood pressure is elevated. This type of disease is becoming more of a health issue to a lot of people, mostly to African Americans as well as other nationalities. There are really no symptoms and to determine if you have hypertension you must be screened. Some individuals have said that they get severe headaches and become light-headed or dizzy therefore leading them to believe that their blood pressure might be elevated and need to be checked. This health issue is something that also increase with age and it could depend on a person genes. If the following paragraphs I will be talking about treatments and how this I becoming a sort of global impact on different societies.
This medical condition cannot be treated but only monitored. There are different types of way to monitor your blood pressure some of them are adequate exercise, maintain a low sodium diet, and little or no drinking. In addition to these you also should have low fat products and more fruit. Hen trying to treat and maintain healthy blood pressure you have to have a significant lifestyle change. By combining two or more or all of these changes will have a greater impact on ensuring healthy blood pressure. There are medications that can help with the lowering of high blood pressure, even if the medications are working you should still incorporate a healthy lifestyle change to help the medication become more effective. Properly maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to control and reduce a person having high blood pressure.
This disease can have both a global and national perspective approach when discussing this health disease. On the national level people are becoming more aware of what the signs are and what to look for in order to...