Diagnosing High Blood Pressure

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Blood pressure means the heart to work harder than the normal by putting both the heart as well as the arteries at great risks of damages. Moreover high blood pressure may involve with the following things such as:

  • Increases the risks of the attack of heart,
  • Kidney failure,
  • Strokes,
  • Eye damages and many more.

Also hypertension may exist where the pressure in which blood is pushing against the vessel walls of the blood which is consistently above the average.

So the only way to find out if you are suffering from a high blood pressure is to have your blood pressure checked. To satisfy this purpose you may take help of a doctor who can check a patient’s blood pressure at least one time in every two weeks.

It is quite be able to measure in millimeters of the mercury or mmHg by the recording of the two readings such as:

  • Systolic pressure:

Systolic Pressure calculates the total amount of force of the blood as the heart contracts or beats to pump it over around the body. This can be said the higher of the two readings which records blood pressure at or over above 120mm Hg.

  • Diastolic Pressure:

Diastolic pressure always calculate the pressure when the heart is relaxed and filling with the blood again in order to make preparation for the next construction or heart bit. The value of it is lesser than the systolic pressure and the readings blood pressure remains at or above 90 mm Hg.

Whenever the high blood pressure is first diagnosed then necessary tests may be done for an underlying case, especially when if a person is young or has suffering a very high blood pressure. If any kinds of underlying cause if sound then first it should be treated.