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PHSIOLOGY 08

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The lower number (diastolic pressure) represents the pressure in the blood vessels when the heart the circulatory system. The lower number the blood vessels between beats, when the heart is resting. According to health guidelines, normal blood pressure is below 130/85 and 139/89.
High blood pressure is divided into 4 stages, based on severity: stage1 (mild) high blood pressure ranges from 140/90 to 159/99. stage2 (moderate) is from 160/100 to 179/109.stage3 (severe) is from 180/10 to 209/119. stage4 (very severe) is 210/120 and up.
The diagnosis of hypertension can be based on either the systolic or the diastolic reading. High blood pressure usually cannot be cured, but it can be controlled in a variety of ways, including lifestyle modifications and medication. Treatment should be at the direction and under the supervision of a physician.
Heart attack uncomfortable pressure, fullness squeezing, or pain in the center of the chest lasting 2 minutes or longer. pain may radiate to the shoulder, arm, neck, or jaw. sweating may accompany pain or discomfort. nausea and vomiting may also occur. shortness of breath, dizziness, or fainting may accompany other signs. what is required is immediate action at the onset of these symptoms. More than half of heart attack victims die within one hour of the onset of symptoms and before they have reached the hospital.
Stroke sudden temporary weakness or numbness of face or limbs on one side of the body. temporary loss of speech, or trouble speaking or understanding speech temporary dim vision. unexplained dizziness, unsteadiness, or sudden falls.
A blood cholesterol level over 240mg/dl (milligrams of cholesterol per deciliter of blood) approximately doubles the risk of coronary heart disease. Blood cholesterol levels between 200 and 240 mg/dl are in a zone of moderate and increasing risk. An estimated 6.5 mil (10.8%) of youth aged 4-19 have level of 200mg/dl or higher.
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