These Common Chemicals May Boost Hypertension Risk

If your blood pressure’s up, you may want to check the plastics in your home. A new study from New York University’s Langone Medical Center found two chemicals used in household products were linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure. These chemicals are called DINP and DIDP and were also linked to diabetes risk in children and adolescents. […]

Fitness Now for Good Blood Pressure Later

Are the holidays giving your heart a hard time? Being fit may make you look great and feel great — and it could also lower stress while warding off future health risks like high blood pressure. I’m Miranda Savioli with your latest health news. A new study found that greater fitness lowered the risk of developing hypertension- or high blood […]

12.3 Diet and Heath: Hypertension

– WELCOME TO THE THIRD SECTION IN OUR SERIES ON DIET AND HEALTH. THIS SECTION IS COVERING HYPERTENSION. HYPERTENSION IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND THE WAY PRESSURE GOES UP WITHIN THE VASCULAR SYSTEM IS FORCED BY THE AMOUNT OF PUMPING THAT COMES FROM THE HEART. SO BOTH THE STRENGTH AND FORCE OF CONTRACTION OF THE HEART PUMPING BLOOD WILL INCREASE […]

Hypertension Discussion Part 1

WALLACE: I went into the emergency room for another problem. I had chest pains and I went in for that. and once I found out I was in there for chest pains it just turned out to be gas in my chest but they told me I had, I was diabetic and I had hypertension too so I didn’t know […]

Hypertensive crisis | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Usually if you have hypertension, your blood pressure gets higher and higher over the course of several years even. And this slow rise also slowly causes complications. But because it’s happening so slowly, there usually aren’t any symptoms directly caused by high blood pressure. It is possible though that your blood pressure could rise quickly and severely enough […]