High Blood Pressure

All About Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension occurs when the blood pressure in the arteries carrying oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs, rises. The term pulmonary implies having to do with the lungs.

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High Blood Pressure and Anger

Blood pressure refers to the pressure with which the blood flows in the arteries. It is used to measure and determine the cardiovascular health of the person. High blood pressure means higher tension in the arteries as the blood flows through them. Heavy alcohol intake, obesity, heredity, sedentary lifestyle, and poor diet are some of the factors that can lead to high blood pressure.

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Birth Control Pills and High Blood Pressure

Birth control pills are oral contraceptive pills that are taken to prevent conception. These are one of the most widely used medications in the US and are considered to be safe as well as effective. Recently there has been a controversy relating to birth control pills and the role that the consumption of these pills have in increasing blood pressure.

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Caffeine And High Blood Pressure

Caffeine and high blood pressure are closely related to each other. Caffeine is a mild stimulant found in coffee, tea, chocolate and many soft drinks. Too much caffeine can cause nervousness and jitters. It may also increase your blood pressure or so it is assumed.

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Can High Blood Pressure Be Cured?

Your will power and your changed lifestyles can achieve the impossible. If you have created your own high blood pressure condition, due to your wrong living, can you not destroy its base as well with your revised approach to health?

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