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Measuring Blood Pressure

Hypertension is a common condition that interferes with the patient’s lifestyle. A person who is prone to hypertension will always be on guard regarding his health state. In order to effectively control blood pressure and to present to the doctor early if the blood pressure is above the normal range, it is best to follow […]

July 2, 2015, Hypertension
Arterial hypertension in Children

Can children have hypertension? Yes, unfortunately the answer to this question can be affirmative. Considered normal blood pressure for an adult is 120/80 mm Hg for children however some tables are used to compute these values. It can make the diagnosis of arterial hypertension if the blood pressure is higher than 95% than the child registered […]

August 6, 2014, Hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension in congenital heart disease

Pulmonary hypertension was defined as an average pulmonary artery pressure by more than 25 mmHg at rest, measurements made ​​by the right heart catheterization. Recent measurements have revised the limit values ​​so that, at present, the pressure of the normal lung is 14 + / – 3 mm Hg, with an upper limit of normal […]

July 24, 2014, Hypertension
Arterial Hypertension and Hypotension can be treated differently

Hypertension means values above normal of blood pressure (80 mmHg diastolic tension and 120 mmHg systolic tension). This may increase under stress or physical exertion, but returns to normal levels and there is nothing pathological. When, however, arises from other causes (diseases of the kidney or adrenal gland), it is not physiological and must be […]

June 3, 2014, Hypertension
Arterial Hypertension

Arterial hypertension is a major cardiovascular risk factor whose incidence continues to grow in terms of population aging. Definition Arterial hypertension is defined by values ​​of SBP> = 140 mmHg and / or DBP> = 90 mmHg, decreased by treatment in these values ​​being beneficial to the patient. Mechanism For most cases of arterial hypertension there is […]

April 4, 2014, Hypertension