Diagnosis : Hypertension And Hypertension

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DIAGNOSIS: HYPERTENSION

1. Definition of Hypertension:
Hypertension (better known as high blood pressure) is a condition in which the blood is being forced through the walls of the arteries (a type of blood vessel) in a heavy manner for a prolonged period of time. A majority of people who have hypertension aren’t aware of it. Therefore, blood pressure should be measured frequently. Blood pressure is measured by the amount of force that the blood is pushing through the arteries. It is read by looking at two numbers, the systolic (higher number) and the diastolic (lower number). An example of a blood pressure reading is 120/80. The 120 is the systolic pressure (as the heart contracts, this is the amount of force pushed upon the blood vessels). This means that the 80 in our example is the diastolic pressure (the force when the heart relaxes). High blood pressure affects many parts of the body along with being caused by others. Thus, it is extremely important to describe in detail the heart and the systems it affects. Hypertension is a disorder which is caused by the force of blood pumping through the heart which indicates that it takes part in the cardiovascular system along with the circulatory system. The cardiovascular system is powered by the heart which is the hardest working organ in the body. Other parts of the cardiovascular system include the arteries, capillaries, veins. This system is in charge of transporting numerous items throughout the body. These items
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