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JOFRED M.

MARTINEZ, RN, MAN


Department of Education
Division of Antique

TEN LEADING CAUSES OF mortality


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Disease of the Heart


Diseases of the vascular system
Malignant Neoplasms
Pneumonia
Accidents
Tuberculosis, all forms
Chronic lower respiratory diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis
conditions originating in the
perinatal period
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HYPERTENSION
High blood pressure is a condition
in which the blood circulates at
persistently raised pressure.
Systolic BP equal to or above 140
mm Hg and diastolic BP equal to or
above 90 mm Hg.

140/90

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HYPERTENSION symptoms

Headache
Shortness of breath
Dizziness
Chest pain
Palpitations of the heart
Nose bleeds

Silent killer

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Dangers of HYPERTENSION
Stroke

Blood
clots

Eye damage

Heart
attack
Kidney
damage

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Prevention tips

Cutting down on salt


Eating a balanced diet
Avoiding harmful use of alcohol
Getting regular exercise
Avoiding tobacco use
Adequate rest
Avoid stress
Monitor BP regularly

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medications
Thiazide diuretics
Beta blockers
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE)
inhibitors
Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
Calcium channel blockers

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