Track : Hypertension

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Hypertension

Hypertension is popularly known as high blood pressure (HBP). In which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently raised. This long term medical condition is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, heart failure, stroke, atrial fibrillation, vision loss, peripheral vascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and dementia. High blood pressure is classified into Primary high blood pressure: • About 90–95% of cases are with primary high blood pressure • Nonspecific lifestyle, genetic factors, excess body weight, smoking, and alcohol are the major reasons Secondary high blood pressure: • About 5-10% of cases are with secondary high blood pressure • Due to chronic kidney diseases, endocrine disorders, or the excessive use of birth control pills Hypertension in newborns and young infants can cause seizures, failure to thrive, irritability, less energy, and difficulty in breathing. In older infants and children, hypertension can cause headache, unexplained irritability, failure to thrive, fatigue, nosebleeds, blurred vision, and facial paralysis. Primary prevention of hypertension: • maintain standard body weight for adults • reduce the use of dietary sodium intake • engage body with aerobic physical activities • control alcohol consumption • increase fruit and vegetables intake
  • Track 1-1. Advanced heart medications
  • Track 1-2. ACE-inhibitors, left ventricular remodeling and hypertrophy
  • Track 1-3. ARB-antagonists, renin-angiotensin system
  • Track 1-4. Sodium, potassium, calcium channel blockers
  • Track 1-5. Beta blockers, mitral valve prolapse
  • Track 1-6. Cardiovascular drugs and market analysis