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  • 04-07-2010, 16:27
    Hypertension
    Definition:
    Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated.
  • Symptoms of Hypertension
    Chronic headaches
    Dizziness or Vertigo
    Blurry or double vision
    Nausea
    Shortness of breath
    Heart palpitations
    Urinate often
    Nosebleeds
  • Appropriate Balance Diet
    Reduce intake of sodium (salt)
    Eat more fruits and vegetables
    Take more low-fat dairy foods, increase the intake of essential fatty acids (omega 3 & 6)
    Avoid food that is high in cholesterol (seafood)
    Food that is rich in potassium (asparagus, potato)
    Food that is rich in calcium (almonds)
  • The End.