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Hypertension Chronic Disease Project

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Tiffany Wei

on 4 February 2013

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•Severe headache
•Fatigue or confusion
•Vision problems
•Chest pain
•Difficulty breathing
•Irregular heartbeat
•Pounding in your chest, neck, or ears
•Shortness of breath
•Excessive sweating Obstacle 1 Obstacle 2 Obstacle 3 Works Cited Hypertension
(High Blood Pressure) Indications Signs/Symptoms Treatment/Management After Diagnosis Blood pressure is the measure of force pushing on your arterial walls. People with high blood pressure have a blood pressure reading of 140/90 mmHg or above most of the time. Healthier diet (DASH diet):
Eating more fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods
Cutting back on foods that are high in saturated fat, cholesterol, and total fat
Eating more fish, poultry, nuts, and whole grain products
Eating less red meat and sweets
Eating foods rich in magnesium, potassium, and calcium
Less sodium
Little or no alcohol
Regular aerobic exercise
Weight loss
Stress management Estimated one in three adults have hypertension.

At age 55, those who don't have high blood pressure have a high chance of developing it sometime in their life time

45 millon have prehypertension "High Blood Pressure Facts." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 Oct. 2012. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.

"Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Health Center – WebMD." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2013.

"Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)." NIH Fact Sheets - Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2013.

"Lifestyle and Home Remedies." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 03 Aug. 2012. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.

Messmer, John. "What Is Hypertension? The Diet Channel." The Diet Channel. N.p., 11 Oct. 2006. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.

The word "hypertension" comes from the prefix "hyper" meaning "excessive" and the root word "tension" for "force."

People started becoming more aware of hypertension in the twentieth century, when physicians began to note links between hypertension and risks of many diseases and health issues.
Former president of the United States Bill Clinton, talk show host Larry King,
American Idol judge Randy Jackson,
and film star Elizabeth Taylor.
ACE (Angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors
ARBs (Angitensin II receptor blockers)
Calcium channel blockers
Renin inhibitors
Combination medications
Surgery How do I know if I have Hypertension? Fun Facts Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Definition." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 03 Aug. 2012. Web. 01 Feb. 2013. What is Hypertension/High Blood Pressure? History/Origin: Famous People with Hypertension: If any of these
symptoms occur,
contact a doctor
immediately! LONG-TERM SHORT-TERM Michelle Sun
Danielle Cooley
Tiffany Wei
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