Non-drug Treatments

Non-drug Treatments

Is it possible to reduce blood pressure without the use of drugs? Pay attention! Non-drug program to reduce blood PRESSURE is recommended for all patients regardless of the severity of hypertension and the need for medication. With uncomplicated hypertension (until myocardial infarction, cerebral circulation or renal failure have developed) in patients without comorbidities (for example, diabetes mellitus or coronary heart disease), treatment should begin with non-drug methods. The duration of non-drug treatment before switching to drugs can vary from 6…

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Ultrasound Examination of the Kidneys

Ultrasound Examination of the Kidneys

What kind of research is this? This is the study on the monitor screen of the structure of the kidneys and the state of the vessels of the kidneys. Why? This study allows us to assess the position of the kidneys, their size, the structure of their tissue and pelvis. Ultrasound can detect anomalies of the structure and malformations of the kidneys, stones and cysts, helps to identify a number of kidney diseases that can manifest high blood pressure. Identification…

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Echocardiography

Echocardiography

What Kind of Research is This? This is the study on the monitor screen and recording on magnetic tape images of the heart obtained by ultrasound. Why? This study provides information about the size, structure and movement of all parts of the heart (its chambers, walls, valves), as well as the nature and speed of blood flow in the heart and large vessels. Echocardiography makes it possible to detect an increase in the chambers and walls of the heart, violations…

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Electrocardiography

Electrocardiography

What kind of research is this? This is a record of electrical signals that occur when the heart contracts. Why is it necessary? This study allows us to estimate the frequency of contractions and heart rhythm, changes in blood supply to various parts of its walls. Electrocardiography makes it possible to identify various disorders of the heart, such as arrhythmias, angina, myocardial infarction. Hypertension a huge role is the identification of hypetrophy (thickening) of the left ventricular wall of the…

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Blood Pressure Monitoring

Blood Pressure Monitoring

What kind of research is this? This is a multiple measurement of blood PRESSURE for a whole day with a special device. Why is it necessary? Smad is a very important study that will allow Your doctor not only to document the presence of high blood PRESSURE, but also to judge the “behavior” of hypertension: how the character of A G changes during the day, the pressure decreases at night or increases. It is important to assess the degree and…

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Research Methods Used in Patients with Arterial Hypertension

Research Methods Used in Patients with Arterial Hypertension

What additional studies are carried out in a patient with arterial hypertension? To detect an increase in blood pressure, as a rule, a simple measurement of blood PRESSURE, and in some cases – daily monitoring of blood PRESSURE. However, to identify the cause of hypertension and the presence or absence of target organ damage, additional studies are needed: electrocardiography, chest radiography, ultrasound examination of the heart and kidneys. Assessment of the state of the organs most often suffering from hypertension…

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Blood Pressure Measurement Technique

Blood Pressure Measurement Technique

The method of BP measurement depends on the type of sphygmomanometer used. Measurement of blood pressure using an electronic meter. Using these devices is very simple. You put the cuff on the shoulder, and then turn on the button on the instrument panel. The device will independently pump air into the cuff to the required level, and then will gradually release it, carrying out the measurement. In the semi-automatic device, the patient himself will have to pump air into the…

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Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood Pressure Measurement

Blood pressure measurement is the main and very important method of diagnosing arterial hypertension. In addition, everyone who suffers from hypertension should be able to correctly measure blood PRESSURE. Skills of self-measurement of pressure will help you together with your doctor to control the course of the disease, to correct the treatment in time, to take medicines in case of a sudden increase in blood PRESSURE. What devices are recommended for measuring blood pressure? To measure blood PRESSURE at home…

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High Pressure

High Pressure

Don’t forget that… … heart disease before the age of 80 is not God’s punishment, but the result of their own mistakes. English cardiologist Paul white What is blood pressure? Blood pressure (BP) can be called the force with which blood presses on the walls of blood vessels. Distinguish: Systolic blood pressure (“upper”), indicating the pressure on the walls of the vessels at the time of the release of the next portion of blood by the heart (into the systole);…

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