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a. elevation of the blood pressure, especially Diastolic pressure. b. arterial disease characterized by this condit ion. c.

c. excessive or extreme emotional tenseness.

Alcohol Abuse Atherosclerosis Autoimmune disorders Chronic kidney disease Diabetes Renal artery stenosis

Some Symptoms of Hypertension are:

Ear Buzzing Fatigue Headache Irregular Heartbeat Nosebleed Vision changes

Hypertension Contd

For Hypertension

Blood Tests Echocardiogram Electrocardiogram Urinalysis Ultrasound of the kidneys


blockers (ACE) inhibitors Beta blockers Calcium channel blockers Diuretics Vasodilators Tekturna

a. a specific response by the body the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal physiological equilibrium of an organism.

b. physical, mental, or emotional strain.



Eustress is one of the helpful types of stress. It is the type of stress you experience right before you have the need to exert physical force. Eustress prepares the muscles, heart, and mind for the strength needed for whatever is about to occur.

Distress is one of the negative types of stress. This is one of the types of stress that the mind and body undergoes when the normal routine is constantly adjusted and altered. The mind is not comfortable with this routine, and craves the familiarity of a common routine. There are actually two types of distress: acute stress and chronic stress.

comes immediately with a change of routine. It is an intense type of stress, but it passes quickly. Acute stress is the body's way of getting a person to stand up and take inventory of what is going on, to make sure that everything is OK

Chronic stress will occur if there is a constant change of routine for week after week.

Stress can Cause: Aches and pains Diarrhea or constipation Nausea, dizziness Chest pain, rapid heartbeat Loss of sex drive

Managing stress is all about taking charge:

taking charge of your thoughts your emotions

your schedule your environment

and the way you deal with problems.