High blood pressure according to medics is a chronic disease which happens as a result of blood higher than the normal blood.
A normal blood pressure is always reads as 120/80.
The higher number represents systotic pressure whiles the lower figure also stands for the diastotic pressure.
High blood pressure reads 140/90 or higher.
One of the ways of checking your blood pressure by using sphygmomanometer to determine your blood pressure or you can also carry out a blood test in a lab.
Provided below are some of the symptoms of high blood pressure:
Listed below are some of the causes of high blood pressure includes:
4. High salt intake.
5. Kidney disease.
7. Another cause is deficiency of vitamins like calcium,potassium and vitamin D.
WAYS OF TREATING HYPERTENSION
Hypertension can be treated by embarking on regular exercise, eating well balanced diet, reducing your salt intake, reduction the intake of caffeine.
Another one is reduction in alcohol intake and usage of medicines.
Please be informed that hypertension cannot be treated but can only be controlled by following the above guidelines.