Hyper Tension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a medical condition where the blood pressure is chronically elevated. A blood pressure of less than 120/80 mmHg is defined as “normal” in adults. Hypertension is usually diagnosed on finding blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg or above, measured on both arms on three occasions over a few weeks.

Mild Hypertension: The systolic blood pressure ranges between 140 and 160 and the diastolic blood pressure ranges between 90 and 100.

Moderate Hypertension: The systolic blood pressure ranges between 160 and 200 and the diastolic blood pressure ranges between 100 and 120.

Severe Hypertension: The systolic blood pressure is above 200 and the diastolic blood pressure is above 120.

Today, hypertension is the significant global public health problem and commonest cardiovascular health crisis. Hypertension is a major public health problem worldwide and is one of the risk factors for coronary artery disease and cerebrovascular disease. Development of adult hypertension may start very early in life, and children maintain their position in the blood pressure distribution over time. It is a major risk factor for cardio-vascular diseases that killed 2.7 million people in 2004 and will result in the death of over 4 million people by 2030.

CAUSES

• Age. Over time, the number of collagen fibres in artery and arteriole walls increases, making blood vessels stiffer. With the reduced elasticity comes a smaller cross-sectional area in systole, and so a raised mean arterial blood pressure.

• High salt intake

• Sedentary lifestyle

• Tobacco smoking

• Alcohol abuse

• High levels of saturated fat in the diet

• Obesity

• Stress

• Low birth-weight

• Diabetes mellitus

• Various genetic causes

COMPLICATIONS of HYPERTENSION

While elevated blood pressure alone is not an illness, it often requires treatment due to its short- and long-term effects on many organs. High blood pressure or Hypertension is known as a ‘silent killer’, as it displays no symptoms. It is a disease that can affect the vital parts of your body such as the brain, heart, kidneys, etc. leading to stroke, heart disease and kidney failure.

Persistent hypertension is one of the risk factors for strokes, heart attacks, heart failure and arterial aneurysm, and is a leading cause of chronic renal failure. Blood tests commonly we performed in a newly diagnosed hypertension patient

• Creatinine (renal function)

• Electrolytes (sodium, potassium)

• Blood Glucose (to identify diabetes mellitus)

• Lipid profile

Uniqueness of our Treatment

A holistic approach is more effective in controlling hypertension. Herbs for high blood pressure can be very helpful in alleviating this condition in conjunction with other nutrients for hypertension. Herbs for high blood pressure can also help with other conditions, as most herbs for high blood pressure contain many therapeutic properties. In additional to alleviating blood pressure, many natural supplements can lower cholesterol and fight arteriosclerosis.

According to Chinese medicine, hypertension usually originates from over stimulation of the emotions. Tuina-Chinese Massage therapy can be an alternative to prevent further progression of hypertensive conditions. It enhances brain function (increased mental focus, calmness and recovery from stressful stimuli), well-being, and peace of mind.

Yoga is also beneficial in speedy rehabilitation of a patient. Regular practice of Yoga and meditation, Siddha-herbal remedies, Tuina-Chinese Massage therapy, diet and life style changes will keep the condition well under control. Yoga practices are well known to bring deep relaxation, reduced sympathetic arousal, and reduced anxiety, and stress and oxygen consumption in patients with stress triggered hypertension. Many studies claim that hypertension is greatly influenced by stress, and stress reduction via yoga practices reduces the effects of hypertension. By adopting a proper life-style and making Yoga – a way of life, one can surely prevent as well as cure Hypertension. All of the evidence suggests that holistic medicine is an effective treatment for hypertension.

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