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Postural Hypertension Causes
Diagnosed with intracranial hypertension vestibular dysfunction and can they be linked postural dizziness?
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Yes: High blood pressure can virtually always be controlled with a combination of medicine and lifestyle. When your doctor and you find that you are unable to control your blood pressure after a reasonable trial period (6 months or so), referral to a hypertension expert is appropriate. There are a large number of tests that can be performed, and having someone well versed in the evaluation is best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: The kidneys control salt in the blood. If there is too much, the kidneys pass it into urine. But when salt intake levels are high, the kidneys cannot keep up and salt ends up in the blood. Salt attracts water. Salt draws more water into the blood. More water increases the volume of blood which raises blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essential hypertension is Hypertension in which there are no causes to be found.It is also called Primary or Idiopathic Hypertension
But having said that there are some common factors in some
Race It is more common in Black people
Too much salt intake in some
Cerain Meds like NSAid like Motrin and Naproxen Sodium,corticosteroid,Antidepressants.BCPs,decongestants, ...Read more
Many things: If HTN is mild it is likely primary htn, but in anyone that age with marked elevation ( stage 2) i would consider secondary causes of HTN to include renovascular causes, coarctation of the aorta, catecholamine or glucocorticoid excess. Careful review of meds and otc / illicits and ocp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human Body is 60% water by weight.Water is both in the cells(iNTRAVASCULA)and(EXTRAVASCULAR)outside the cells.
Too much water is bad for the body as too little is
Too much Sodium causes increased water in and out of the cells and that causes increase in Blood Pressure
Most humans will simply excrete the excess Na,But20%of have genetic disposition that causes Na retention,that cause water retention ...Read more