Presentation on theme: "“The Silent Killer” By: Cierra. Silent Killer High blood pressure or Hypertension is called silent killer because it regularly it has no symptoms. Some."— Presentation transcript:
Silent Killer High blood pressure or Hypertension is called silent killer because it regularly it has no symptoms. Some are 1.Irregular heartbeat 2.Chest Pains 3.Nose-bleeds
High Blood Pressure High Blood pressure is the forceful pressures of blood against your arteries. Arteries are vessels that carry blood from the heart. It increases your changes or risk of getting heart and kidney disease and stroke.
Types There are two main types of High blood pressures. Secondary- Caused by other conditions Essential- Cause unknown but refers to too much salt
Length Of Illness High blood pressure will be high unless you follow the correct actions in order for it to be go low. Untreated High Blood pressure risk
Blood Pressure Monitor To keep your pressure in check you would use a blood pressure monitor. It helps you to watch if it is high or low.
Prevention Be active Eat healthy Use less salt and sodium
Treatment You can’t actually treat it but maintain it. You can walk daily to keep it under control.
Spreading You can’t spread High blood pressure by toughing someone. You can spread it by genes though. You can’t be infected because it is non communicable.
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