Hypertension symptoms

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The raised arterial pressure

Many incorrectly consider, that the word "Hypertension symptoms" means excessive intensity, nervousness or a condition of stress. However "hypertension" means a condition at which arterial pressure irrespective of the reason is raised. (however, in this value the word "hypertension" is used more likely in use. In medical terminology increase of arterial pressure can be named a Hypertension symptoms.)

the hypertension has been named by " the silent murderer » because it usually proceeds many years, the vital bodies are not damaged yet. Most often meeting form of an arterial hypertensia is hypertonic illness, or a primary hypertensia. There are also secondary Hypertension symptoms - conditions when increase of pressure is caused by a pathology of body, its adjusting.

In Russia the raised arterial pressure suffer more than 50 million person. Approximately 50 % of these people receive medicinal therapy, and approximately only at 10-15 % from them treatment adequate.

At definition of arterial pressure register two values: top when heart is reduced (systole), bottom - at its relaxation between impacts (диастола). Value of arterial pressure enters the name so: pressure, a virgule, pressure, for example 120/80 mm hg (millimeters of a mercury column). This record is read: « hundred twenty on eighty ».

Raised arterial pressure is considered, if систолическое in rest averages 140 mm hg or more, in rest on the average - 90 mm hg or more or are available increase of both values. At the raised arterial pressure it is usually increased both
At isolated pressure - 140 mm hg or are more than hypertensia, but - 90 mm hg there are less, that is pressure is in a normal range. Isolated the hypertensia is widely widespread at people of advanced age. Almost at each person arterial pressure with the years increases, and систолическое pressure continues to grow at least till 80 years, and диастолическое pressure, raising till 55-60 years, then is stabilized or even starts to decrease.

Malignant Hypertension symptoms - especially heavy form of increase of arterial pressure. If this disease to not treat properly, it usually conducts to death within 3-6 months. This rare enough condition meeting approximately at 1 from everyone 200 person, having the raised arterial pressure. The malignant hypertensia in some times meets at men, than women, and at the people belonging to a low social and economic layer is more often.


The world day of struggle against a hypertension which is spent since 2005 under the initiative of the World league of struggle against hypertension , in it to year passed under the slogan Salt and high arterial pressure: two silent murderers .

Except for arterial hypertension is at us and such not palatable illness, as a pulmonary hypertension. As the arterial hypertension in view of the mass character has got character of national disaster, it is included in the National program.

It is considered to be, that the HELL 120/80 - normal, and.. 110/60 optimum. or the primary Hypertension symptoms is observed approximately in 90 %, it means, that in overwhelming number of cases the reason of a Hypertension symptoms is unknown.

Such complications are connected with an arterial hypertension , as heart attacks, insults, development of intimate insufficiency, infringement of a rhythm of heart. Therefore preventive maintenance and treatment of an arterial Hypertension symptoms in Ukraine is very important