Secondary hypertension | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] With primary hypertension you’ve got this high blood pressure. And well, ultimately the cause is unknown, right. We’ve got this big laundry list of risk factors that might contribute. But really we don’t know exactly what did it. With secondary hypertension, the difference is we know exactly what’s causing your blood pressure to rise. And we can pinpoint […]

Low Blood Pressure caused by Adrenal Fatigue

This is Dr. Lam, founder of DrLam.com and today we are going to talk about low blood pressure consistently. Now, blood pressure is an automatically regulated mechanism in our body. It is designed to provide oxygen through blood, through our brain, as well as various parts of our body. The regulation of blood pressure falls within many factors. Blood volume […]

Heart failure treatment – Early stages | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– In the early stages of Heart Failure the patient might not even have symptoms. And they might only have risk factors for Heart Failure. This means that they probably have some kind of pre-existing condition that might, if you leave it unchecked, will lead to Heart Failure in the future. Or lead to worsening Heart Failure if it’s already […]

Act In Time (Heart Attack)

[ music ] DR. BRUCE MacLEOD: Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in this country. This year, more than a million Americans will have a heart attack and nearly 500,000 of them will die. But it doesn’t have to be this way. [ music ] As most people who have had a heart attack […]