High Blood Pressure

Defining High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force that the blood exerts in the arteries when it is being pumped by the heart. In order to measure blood pressure, we take into account two readings called systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The pressure when the heart contracts and pumps blood is called systolic pressure. The pressure when the heart is at rest in between beats is called the diastolic pressure.

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Seroquel And High Blood Pressure

Seroquel (Quetiapine) is a drug that belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics, the functioning of which is not completely understood. This drug works by changing the functioning of certain chemicals in the brain known as neurotransmitters.

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Essential Minerals That Help Control High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition that is likely to be experienced by a significant number  of people, especially after the age of 40. While its causes can range from stress, anxiety to unhealthy diet, there is no single cure for this disease. The condition can be controlled and managed to a great extent. Here is a list of various vitamins and minerals that can help control the blood pressure.

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Management of Irregularities in Blood Pressure

Although it is not considered to be amongst the most hazardous of diseases plaguing mankind today, erratic blood pressure has turned out to be a critical concern. A certain profile of people is susceptible and  falling prey to it worldwide.

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Types of Blood pressure medicine

Blood pressure is referred to as the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the blood vessels, arteries and capillaries. Blood pressure is measured in a combination of two numbers i.e. one is the systolic pressure and the other is the diastolic pressure.

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