Category Archives: Hyperstension

Hyperstention. Conclusion

Start with a low dose diuretic or a beta blocker, they are equally effective as the new more expensive agents, they are known to provide important benefits to patient’s. I f you want to use long acting calcium channel blockers,

Stage I hypertension

I am going to talk to you now about stage I hypertension and what is an indication for beginning drug therapy, all of this presumes that you have measured the blood pressure repeatedly over several months, that you have counseled

Drug therapy of stage I hypertension

If it’s your sense that the patient’s diet is very highly laden in salt, it is a reasonable thing to ask them to try to reduce their sodium intake to a reasonable level. This does not mean that you should

The physical examination is not complicated

The physical examination is not complicated. The blood pressure needs to be measured reasonably, not through a sweater, not when the patient is standing, not after the patient has just been rushed into the room because you are running 30

Hypertension: asymptomatic disorder

Hypertension is an asymptomatic disorder It is very much like hypercholesterolemia, the vast majority of patient’s who have stage I or II hypertension, cannot feel their blood pressure, despite what they tell you.The reason that hypertension is an important problem,

I would also caution you

I would also caution you about this circumstance being particularly common in hospitalized patient’s. Just because somebody is in the hospital to have a GYN procedure, very often patient’s will have mild elevations in their blood pressure, please don’t jump


High blood pressure has now been reclassified, no longer do we talk about mild and moderate and severe, we call it stage I, stage II, and stage III, the reason for that is that the vast majority of people with