Increased diastolic pressure DBP 110 mm Hg is associated with increased CVA

Increased diastolic pressure dbp 110 mm hg is

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Increased diastolic pressure (DBP) >110 mm Hg is associated with increased CVA. Weakened brain arteries increases risks of stroke which is caused by: Blocked arteries (Ischemic Stroke) Burst Arteries (Hemorrhagic Stroke)
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HTN and Cerebrovascular Accident -Demographic Considerations Gender: Both men and women affected equally Age: Risk of developing a stroke increases with age Ethnicities: African-American, Hispanic, and White populations affected equally Reduction of Risk of Stroke Effective weight management Cessation of smoking Stress management Adoption of an active lifestyle
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Pathophysio logy Treatment Diagnosis Risk Factors Epidemiolog y Presentatio n Lifestyle Modification s Medication Administrati on: Thiazide Diuretics, Ace Inhibitors, Calcium Channel Blockers HTN Specialist Age/Race Tobacco/Smok ing Overweight/o bese Family History Sedentary lifestyle Unhealthy diet Increased intake- salt/alcohol Overwhelmed Silent killer “no symptoms” SBP >140/90 Headache Shortness of Breath Nosebleeds Although none of these presentations are specific to high blood pressure HTN results from long- term pressure from the blood against the artery wall. The blood pressure is based on the amount of blood the heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in Primary HTN- this type usually is progressive Secondary HTN- develops from an underlying condition or certain medications Elevated Blood Pressures: 120/80 mm Hg Stage 1 HTN: 130 to 139/ mm Hg 80/89 mm Hg
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