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Don't know what is wrong what is rite but i know that every one has there own point of view and same goes to this one

I'm curious as to what type of care and treatment patients with Cronic illness will receive if we have universal healthcare. Not those who can prevent symptoms etc but those who need continual aggressive treatments?

It was previously referred to as arterial hypertension, but in current usage, the word “hypertension” without a qualifier normally refers to arterial hypertension. Persistent hypertension is one of the risk factors for strokes, heart attacks, heart failure and arterial aneurysm, and is a leading cause of chronic renal failure. People with hypertension or history of cardio-vascular disease should avoid Liquorice raising their blood pressure to risky levels. Relaxation therapy, such as meditation, that reduces environmental stress, reducing high sound levels and over-illumination can be an additional method of ameliorating hypertension.

It was previously referred to as arterial hypertension, but in current usage, the word “hypertension” without a qualifier normally refers to arterial hypertension. Persistent hypertension is one of the risk factors for strokes, heart attacks, heart failure and arterial aneurysm, and is a leading cause of chronic renal failure. People with hypertension or history of cardio-vascular disease should avoid Liquorice raising their blood pressure to risky levels. Relaxation therapy, such as meditation, that reduces environmental stress, reducing high sound levels and over-illumination can be an additional method of ameliorating hypertension.

Hypertension,When to Treat?

The 18 year Framingham Blood Pressure study found increased risk of heart disease and death in people with increased blood pressure 140 to 160, and even more risk above 160.

If you examine the original data from the Framingham study, you will find computer smoothing of the data as published in the medical journals. This gives a smooth gradual line of increasing mortality as blood pressure goes up between 140 and 160. This is called the Linear Model. However, if you examine the raw data, as S. Port did as published in Lancet 1/15/2000, you will find a non-linear threshold of increased risk above 160 systolic, and no increased mortality below 160.

For a more complete review of this controversy in Blood Pressure guidelines, see my newsletter

Blood Pressure Pills for Hypertension, When to Treat? by Jeffrey Dach MD
http://jeffreydach.com/2007/07/22/blood-pressure-pills-for-hypertension-when-to-treat--by-jeffrey-dach-md.aspx

http://www.drdach.com

Jeffrey Dach MD


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