Chronic diseases

Hypertension: definition, risk factors and complications

Hypertension is a chronic disease, many people may suffer from high blood pressure without symptoms but during medical check they discover it. 600 million patients around the world diagnosed as hypternsive patients. About 3 million patients die annually beause of high blood pressure complications. In this article we will explain more information about high blood …

General health

Blood pressure: definition, contol and factors affecting it

What does it mean? It is the amount of force on arteries walls when the blood circulates around the body. What does arterial BP mean? It is the pressure exerted by blood on arteries walls, it is expressed in millimeteres of mercury. There are two types of arterial blood pressure: systolic and diastolic. 1- systolic …