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hypertension definition, causes and treatment

hypertension definition, causes and treatment

hypertension is another name for high blood pressure it can lead to sever complication and increase the risk of heart diseases ,stroke and death. blood pressure: is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels. the pressure depends on the work being done by the heart and the resistance of the blood vessels. hypertension: medical guidelines define hypertension as a blood pressure higher than 130 over 80 mm Hg according to (AHA) in November 2017. causes: the cause of hypertension is often not known. according 1 in every 20 cases of hypertension is the affect of an underlying condition or medication. chronic kidney disease is a common cause of high blood pressure because the kidneys not filter out fluid . this fluid excess lead to hypertension. treatment:     1- regular physical exercise: this include walking, jogging ,cycling ,or swimming on 5-7 days of the week. 2-stress reduction: avoiding stress , or developing strategies for managing unavoidable stress , can help with blood pressure control. 3-medications: a range of drug types are available to help lower blood pressure , including: diuretics ,including thiazides, chlorthalidone, and indapmide. beta blockers and alpha blockers calcium channel blockers central ... Read More »

Volunteers travel to west Africa to help fight Ebola

Volunteers travel to west Africa to help fight Ebola

Under the title : EBOLA : before it’s too late . Avaaz the non profit charity organization announced that they are raising donations to finance a campaign to help fight EBOLA virus . In the past three weeks thousands of Avaaz members volunteered to travel to south Africa to assist in containing the deadly EBOLA virus . this heroic act is a live proof of the bond that they feel now as part of the international society . But not all of members who volunteered can travel , so Avaaz asked one of the leading organizations in west Africa how 39 millions can support saving lives & stop the epidemic EBOLA  & the answer was simple but hard to hear all they need now is sensitization equipment like : gloves , soap , chlorine , ambulance cars , beds & more of the equipment needed for the EBOLA containment efforts . If the international society failed to secure these supplies the results will be catastrophic but every one can help.the cost of health protection equipments equals 280 USD ,these packs can only be used once so , volunteers need more than 15000 packs per month 50000 USD can buy ,deliver & equip ambulance car . If 50000 persons ... Read More »