Treatment of hypertension


conducted under the supervision of the attending physician.The choice of drug depends on the stage and severity of the disease.Mild treated using rational diet and the use of antihypertensive drugs.As the latter can be advantageously used calcium channel blockers - "Nifedipine" nitrate - nitroglycerin "Inderal" or "captopril".

most often used in the last dose of 6, 25 mg under the tongue.If high blood pressure is associated with neuropsychiatric disorders, including stress, it is advisable to take aminophylline, motherwort tincture and other sedatives.If there is a severe degree of hypertension at a pressure above 180/110, it is fraught with the emergence of so-called hypertensive crises - periods of sharp increase in pressure.

In this case, first of all need to call an ambulance, then reduce
the pressure, but not fast, but gradually.We need to take a pill, "captopril" or "Inderal".Very often it holds crisis pulmonary edema and heart attack, so it is advisable to use furosemide to remove the swelling.

addition to drugs, hypertension can be treated folk ways: infusion of hawthorn or rose hips.This disease can be symptomatic, i.e. against other diseases.With this treatment is mainly directed at treatment of the underlying pathology.

Preventive measures


main reasons for increasing the pressure are sedentary lifestyle, high body weight, poor diet, family history, atherosclerosis, stress.Prevention includes the following highlights:
- proper diet - you need to limit salt intake to 5-6 grams per day.Of great importance for the prevention of disease is the use of products containing vitamins, vegetable fats, polyunsaturated fatty acids, which inhibit deposition of substances harmful to the vessels and the appearance of atherosclerosis;
- exception of stressful situations;
- healthy lifestyle - the exception of alcohol, smoking;
- the optimum engine mode;
- regular medical examinations (2 times a year)

Thus, on the basis of the foregoing, it can be concluded that high blood pressure - a serious disease that can lead to serious complications.It is important to remember that the treatment should be complex.In hypertensive drug therapy is appointed for life.