Hypertension Risk Factors

All About Preeclampsia

A dangerous pregnancy related condition that can prove fatal for mother and her baby is known as preeclampsia. Characterized by high blood pressure, it hits almost 5-8% of women every year.

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All About Eclampsia

Eclampsia is an acute condition i.e. also a grave complication of pregnancy. It is basically a problem pertaining to high blood pressure.

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Blindness and High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, if left untreated for a long period of time, can have a number of adverse effects on health. In such cases, high blood pressure affects the kidneys, heart and cardiovascular system, brain and the eyes.

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Hypertension and Smoking

Smoking and hypertension are related to each other. Cigarette smoking elevates the blood pressure level by 5 to 10 mm Hg during the day. The first cigarette of the day has this particular effect on the smoker's body. It has been found by a study that cigarette smoking increases the systolic blood pressure count by at least 20 mm Hg.

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