Saturday, April 9, 2011

Hypertension

It is an arterial disease accompanied by abnormally high blood pressure. It is also called as “Hyperpiesis” or “Hyperpiesia”.

Systolic pressure:

Persistent systolic blood pressure at about 140 mmHg or greater

Diastolic pressure:
Persistent diastolic blood pressure at about 90 mmHg to 110 mmHg

After effects of hypertension:
1. Congestive cardiac failure
2. Myocardial infarction
3. Renal damage
4. Other cerebrovascular disorders.
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