Hypertension and Stroke

Hypertension

Understanding And Dealing With Hypertension

Hypertension is more commonly called high blood pressure. Most people would be familiar with a blood pressure monitor and test. You have a cuff put around your arm and then it is inflated. Once it hits the set point, it will deflate and then display your current blood pressure reading. This reading consists of two […]

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hypertension and strokes

Hypertension and Strokes: Causes and Treatment

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the main risk factor for having a stroke. If you can maintain good blood pressure, the risk of suffering a stroke will be greatly reduced. But what causes hypertension in the first place? Blood pressure is the rate at which your blood pushes against your artery walls. There are two […]

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prevention better than care

Prevention is better than cure

Good health is vital for everyone. However, there are times when people get sick, whether it is mild or severe. Prevention is far better than trying to cure problems, because it saves people from undergoing what can sometimes be described as intolerable suffering. In a U.S. study, over 31,000 adults with end stage damage or […]

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