The silent killer: why hypertension is so dangerous high blood pressure (bp) isn't called the silent killer for nothing it's called that because it causes the deaths of almost 1,000 americans every day. Referred to as a 'silent killer', h igh blood pressure or hypertension is a medical condition in which the blood pressure remains much higher than normal levels why is it called a silent killer according to dr niraj kumar , associate director, max hospital, gurgaon , it is quite common to come across with people have high bp for years. High blood pressure: the silent killer hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure equal to or pressure or hypertension - is a condition in which the. Graduate annual volume 2 article 12 2014 the silent killer: a review of psychosocial factors and systems-level interventions that address hypertension in african american men.
Silent killer hypertension is called the silent killer because it rarely causes symptoms until your blood pressure is extremely high or organ damage has occurred. Hypertension is also a leading cause of kidney failure and can contribute to dementia and eye disease because it usually causes no symptoms until one of these serious conditions develop, hypertension is often known as the silent killer. Start studying hypertension learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools high bp known as the silent killer because it.
It's hypertension, or high blood pressure, also aptly named the silent killer hypertension: the silent killer by nfpt cec people with this condition are. Many people know about the chronic medical condition, hypertension, but very few actually know about the dangers behind it this year's world health day, celebrated last sunday, focused on the. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious medical condition that affects 1 in 3 adults in the united states it' s known as the silent killer hypertension can be present for years without a person knowing it. This world hypertension day, doctors decode why the 'silent killer' is threatening younger victims & give tips on tackling it.
High blood pressure is a silent killer, here are its signs and best treatments there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure (the condition is called essential hypertension) it can. Hypertension, the silent killer, needs more attention in young adults among those younger adults with the risky condition hypertension (hbp) is very common in. High blood pressure is the silent killer millions of americans have hypertension, but many don't even know they have it by stephanie stephens, aarp bulletin, july/august 2013 | comments: 0. Hypertension is called the 'silent killer' because it damages many organs without ever causing pain, and the longer the condition exists, the greater the damage, and the increased risk of cardiac disease.
The silent killer- hypertension the main reason why hypertension is called a silent killer is that a lot of the times it has no symptom so what this means is that a person can have a high blood pressure and not have any clue about what's going on in their cardiovascular system. Called the silent killer, hypertension is usually asymptomatic research paper that offers a discussion of literature, which addresses the persistent and severe. Terms and conditions the silent killer salt, heart disease and hypertension dietary sodium reduction remains the most promising preventative approach to avoiding the silent killer. Heart research institute scientists have uncovered a brain chemical instrumental in triggering hypertension, the so-called silent killer responsible for the deaths of thousands of people each year. The silent killer: hypertension in los angeles county adults called the silent killer because many people have discussion while family history and.
1 'silent killer diseases' are diseases that produce minimum or no symptoms and are capable of causing death if not treated 2 heart disease, hypertension and diabetes are major silent killer. High blood pressure symptoms: seven signs of severe hypertension high blood pressure - also known as hypertension - doesn't usually present with symptoms and can be known as the silent killer. Hypertension is a medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries of the heart is persistently elevated hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure (hbp), affects more than 75 million us adults and is the number one cause of stroke. Bp fast facts: 1 in 3 adults in the uk has high blood pressure only a third are aware they have the condition high blood pressure rarely has any symptoms - that's why it's called the silent killer.
Hypertension - a silent killer posted on december 22nd, 2015 by dr fun for reasons that are not completely clear, hypertension hastens hardening of the arteries, a process known as arteriosclerosis, or atherosclerosis. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated, requiring the heart to work harder than normal to circulate blood through the blood vessels[1,2,3] it has been described as the silent killer because initially the disease presents no apparent symptoms, and hence an. Hypertension: the silent killer a month long global campaign led by the indian council of medical research (icmr), the international society of hypertension, the centre for chronic disease control, phfi, the association of. How high is your blood pressure iq see how much you really know about this silent killer by christina ianzito, aarp conditions and policies apply please return.