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High Blood Pressure

Posted on: October 14, 2009

High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure or ‘hypertension’ is one of fatal causes leading to heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure.  Increasing millions of people are now facing the risk of high blood pressure.  Anyway, there are rarely symptoms to warn you in advance, thus you have to often measure your blood pressure to check if it is at normal level or not.  The high blood pressure reading is 140/90mmHg or above that could narrow and choke blood vessels up.  Moreover, it is also dangerous if blood clots (hardens from liquid to solid form) inside blood vessels flow into vein or artery because it could injure legs, heart or brain.  Anyway, you could save yourself by checking your blood pressure to lower or maintain it at regular level while decrease risk of heart disease and other harms.

First of all, you should change lifestyle little by little to drop or control your blood pressure.  You might eat healthy food, starting diet, reduce salty food, being right weight, quite smoking or usually exercise.  Also taking some prescription drugs and medicines could help you get better.  One of several things and activities you could do yourself is blood pressure measurement at home.

Blood pressure monitors for home use are sale at affordable price at many online shopping stores such as Amazon and authorized dealers which also provide delivery service to your door.  Reliable blood pressure machines are Omron M6, Omron M7, Omron M10, A+D instruments and Microlife.  Check it out from our blood pressure monitor list to find yours one.


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