Hypertension

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Hypertension

  1. 1. 04-07-2010, 16:27<br />Hypertension<br />Definition:<br />Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated.<br />
  2. 2. Symptoms of Hypertension <br />Chronic headaches<br />Dizziness or Vertigo<br />Blurry or double vision<br />Nausea<br />Shortness of breath<br />Heart palpitations<br />Urinate often<br />Nosebleeds<br />
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  4. 4. Appropriate Balance Diet<br />Reduce intake of sodium (salt)<br />Eat more fruits and vegetables<br />Take more low-fat dairy foods, increase the intake of essential fatty acids (omega 3 & 6)<br />Avoid food that is high in cholesterol (seafood)<br />Food that is rich in potassium (asparagus, potato)<br />Food that is rich in calcium (almonds)<br />
  5. 5. The End.<br />

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