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BP Basics
Understanding Blood Pressure Swings
If your blood pressure fluctuates slightly, you need worry about it. However, if there are extreme variations, an underlying medical condition could be the cause behind it.
 
Abnormal Diastolic Pressure, Hypertension
A normal diastolic number reads as 90 mmHG. If a person shows in three or more consecutive blood pressure measurements, a diastolic reading more than 90, it is clearly a state of abnormal diastolic pressure.
 
Causes Behind Ocular Hypertension
Ocular hypertension is the state when the pressure in the eyes also called intraocular pressure rises above the normal levels. Elevated levels of intraocular pressure can lead to glaucoma. However, chances of vision loss or optic nerve damage are minimal is this condition.
 
What Is Blood Pressure?
Your blood pressure keeps changing. These changes depend on the activity, temperature, diet, emotions, physical state and the medication used by you Interested to know more?
 
What Is High Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure can affect both adults and children.
 
Blood Pressure Cuffs – Always use the right size
Various complications can arise on account of abnormal fluctuation in blood pressure. The importance of the blood pressure cuff cannot be overstated as it is a device which quickly determines the blood pressure reading of an individual.
 
Aspirin and Hypertension- Pros and Cons Go Side by Side

Aspirin is a drug t

hat helps to reduce fever, pain and inflammation. Another effect of this drug is that it reduces blood clotting. Cardiologists routinely prescribe aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease. It is also prescribed to control hypertension in people who are above 50 and whose blood pressure is lower than 150/90 mmHg.

 
High Blood Pressure And Women
If we look at the statistics, then women do not appear to have high blood pressure as often and as early as men. That does not rule out the chances of women suffering from this disease, especially after the onset of menopause. Women need to understand the risk factors and the implications involved.
 
 
What is Diastolic hypertension? 
Blood pressure is the force of the blood on the walls of the arteries. Generally speaking, blood pressure indicates the force that the heart has to work with, in order to pump blood.
 
An Explanation of Blood Pressure Levels
Doctors often check the blood pressure (BP) levels when patients suffer from any kind of disease. This is important because your blood pressure levels may indicate the presence of any medical or health related problem.
 
Blood Pressure Measurement
You must have taken your blood pressure measurement at some point of time. This may have happened out of common curiosity or a part of your doctor’s diagnosis.
 
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