Hypertension

Specialty of Cardiology

Hypertension is the increase in blood pressure either on a temporary, intermittent or permanent, always above considered a normal values ​​ranging between 160/95mmH, according to the World Health Organization. Clinically, it can not give symptomatology or, conversely, take the form of severe headaches, congestion of the face… Aparate, arterial hypertension (HT ) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality index is one of the most important public health problematic in developed countries. Hypertension is treated with general measures such as a balanced, low-fat diet, and medication treatment. This often avoid complications that can result from poorly controlled hypertension, a heart, eyes and kidneys.

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