Hypertension

Patient instructed that hypertension is treated with regular aerobic exercise, weight reduction (if overweight), salt restriction, and medication
Taught that reducing cholesterol and triglycerides help prevent strokes and heart attacks.
Taught that lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.
Instructed on some measures aimed to controlling hypertension (high blood pressure), such as: decrease cholesterol intake to avoid atherosclerosis, among others.
Instructed on the importance of avoiding/decreasing sodium intake in order to decrease retention of fluid and the workload of the heart.
Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: stress, high sodium intake and obesity.
Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: high cholesterol intake, obesity and a sedentary life-style.
Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: age, race and family history.
Instructed on some factors that may increase the risk of developing/exacerbating hypertension, such as: cigarette smoking, high cholesterol intake and a sedentary life-style.
Taught that most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.

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