It was busy on Thursday and finished my lessons. Before I went home, I sat in the office to check my emails.
Suddenly, one of the squad was in a hurry, and seemed confused. "Come on Dr Wana, come and see Professor A!"
"What happened?" I'm asking.
"He is staggering, and I think he needs medical attention," he said.
Professor A sat down when he saw her. After checking his statistics, I noticed that his blood pressure rose to 198/100 mmHg.
I ask the alert to immediately breathe and try to relax. A few weeks ago, I learned that her blood pressure reduced the dose of the drug.
Later, he was taken to hospital, and, fortunately, the health worker cleared her to go home as normal blood pressure.
Professor The condition of the moon, unfortunately, is very common.
Since high blood pressure does not usually cause any symptoms until the dangerous level is reached, many patients stop or reduce their medication when they feel better.
In fact, when you have high blood pressure, the most important thing you can do is keep your medication intact.
If you have side effects, discuss with your doctor to help with problems. There may be alternatives that suit you.
No symptoms mean no risk
High blood pressure is a common condition, but many of us are unaware of this because we do not have any symptoms.
The headache, for example, by Prof A, shortness of breath and nasal bleeding will not occur until blood pressure reaches a critical level.
Other symptoms include fuzzy or other visual changes, nausea, confusion, retention, bloody or brown urine, and chest pain.
If you find yourself in a state of emergency, stop any troublesome activity and keep yourself out of the stressful environment.
You also need medical intervention as soon as possible. In some cases, blood pressure can be life-threatening and can cause internal bleeding, brain swelling, or stroke.
There are many health problems with high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease.
In general, there is no indication or indication that a road monitor or pressure meter to know if there is high pressure.
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What can I do to reduce my blood pressure?
Apart from instructing your medicines, simple lifestyle changes can also help.
You can control your blood pressure by:
• Weight loss (if you are overweight).
• Choose a rich and rich diet with fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products.
• Reduce the amount of salt you eat.
• Activate an activity for at least 30 minutes a day in most days of the week.
• Cutting alcohol (twice a day for alcoholic beverages).
• Measurement of blood pressure in the home. People who check their blood pressure at home are better at lower levels, and sometimes they can reduce the amount of medication they receive.
What drugs do I need?
There are various medicines to treat high blood pressure. However, some medicines have other health benefits besides the blood pressure.
Your doctor will decide whether the medicines are best for you, depending on the following factors:
• How high blood pressure is.
• Other health problems, if any.
• How well do you treat the drugs you have tried?
Dr Wana Hla Shwe is a senior lecturer at Perdana University School of Medicine. This post is politely from Perdana University. The information provided is for educational and communicative purposes only and should not be considered as individual medical advice. The information published in this article is not intended to substitute, modify, or increase the consultation with a healthcare worker regarding his / her medical care. Star reserves all responsibility for any loss, damage, or personal injury caused directly or indirectly, depending on this information.