Diabetes and Hypertension Medication – Part 2

diabetes and hypertension medication
part 2 why treat hypertension studies have
shown that hypertension ms shorten life by twenty to thirty years experts say
that half of all heart attacks and two-thirds of strokes occur in people
who have high blood pressure appropriate treatment can result in fewer and milder
effects when high blood pressure leads to hardening and blockage of arteries in
the heart heart attacks or severe pain can result with hardening of the
arteries the heart may not be able to continue to pump adequately and the
lungs and other body tissues may become congested when the body retains fluids a
person may feel out of breath and tired after engaging in the mild activity when
the arteries leading to the brain are clogged stroke or brain damage can occur
high blood pressure can lead to hardening of the arteries in the legs
and poor blood circulation when poor circulation is combined with diabetes
infection and sores on the feet and legs can be more difficult to treat and heal
if you do have high blood pressure if you have high blood pressure it will
be important to control it along with your diabetes to safeguard your vital
organs especially your kidneys heart brain and eyes it is important for non
diabetics to treat hypertension too but it’s even more important for diabetics
because of the combined Menace the disease’s present your healthcare team
will explain the significance of weight loss if you are a little heavy salt and
cholesterol limitation in your diet and exercise for cardiovascular fitness and
fighting high blood pressure along with diabetes if you smoke you will be
advised to stop if these methods do not bring your high blood pressure under
control you will be advised to follow a program of drug therapy under your
physician’s careful supervision

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