What is Hypertension? Symptoms of Hypertension

What is Hypertension

Hypertension is a term used for high blood pressure. Blood pressure in every human being has two limits: upper limit called "systolic" and the lower limit called "diastolic". It is checked by an instrument called "sphygmomanometer" or blood pressure apparatus in plain language.

Systolic pressure occurs when the heart contracts to send blood to other parts of the body. In normal and healthy humans, this value… Continue reading

Hypertension Causes

There are many factors that can contribute towards hypertension. At times the cause can be found but sometimes no particular cause can be found with certainty, like essential hypertension has no known cause. It is possible that there may be more than one factor(s) causing high blood pressure. Modern medical system considers essential hypertension as incureable but homeopthay does not think so. Common causes of hypertension are Continue reading

Hypertension Treatments

Hypertension Risk Factors

Persistent high blood pressure can cause enlargement (hypertrophy) of the heart. Once the heart is enlarged, it becomes extremely difficult to retrieve the original, natural size. Persistent high blood pressure can also damage the tissues like kidneys and eyes, may rupture the arteries and cause hemorrhage, increased the risk of stroke and also increased risk of becoming diabetic and this is not all that high blood pressure… Continue reading

Hypotension Significance

What is Hypotension?

Hypotension means the blood pressure lower than normal. In the figure given below, the area shown in gray depicts the area of hypotension or low blood pressure. If systolic pressure falls below 110 mmHg and diastolic pressure falls below 70 mmHg, it will be considered as low blood pressure. Low blood pressure is found in persons of all ages, from teen age to old age. In my… Continue reading

Hypotension Causes and Treatment

Causes of hypotension

There could be many causes of low blood pressure and associated subnormal body temperature but those commonly found are:

  • Temporary hypotension
    – Prolonged diarrhea or vomiting causing depletion of various salts from the body
    – Loss of vital fluids particularly excessive loss of blood due to any reason other than normal menstruation
    – Overwork and lack of rest may cause the

Common Heart Diseases

Heart is one of those major organs of the body, on which depends the life. Out of all the important organs, people are more conscious about this organ. Upon diagnosis of a heart related ailment, they become excessively cautious and worried. This is because the heart can fail suddenly, leaving no time for evacuation to a hospital. In certain cases, by the time the medical care is available the patient… Continue reading

Heart Diseases: Homeopathic Treatment

It is not very common to go for homeopathic treatment for heart diseases for the reason that most people are not aware or sure of efficacy of homeopathy, particularly for heart diseases. Due to unawareness, they don’t want to take chances and prefer to go to Cardiologists and remain on medication all their life. For coronary thrombosis they prefer to undergo surgery not appreciating that the arteries could get blocked… Continue reading