Hypertension Teaching 1304

Taught that the diastolic reading (the bottom number) represents the pressure on the blood vessel wall while the heart is at rest.

Hypertension Teaching 1626

Instructed to help you prevent or manage high blood pressure: Start with understanding your condition, eat well to feel better, moderate exercise and stress-relieving techniques.

Hypertension Teaching 1627

Instructed patient untreated high blood pressure can lead to a greater risk for stroke, heart attack, or other.

Hypertension Teaching 1628

Instructed patient have many factors can affect blood pressure, including: How much water and salt you have in your body the condition of your kidneys, nervous system, or blood vessels, your hormone levels, heart damage.

Hypertension Teaching 1629

Instructed patient you can do many things to help control your blood pressure at home, including: Eat a heart-healthy diet, including potassium and fiber, and drink plenty of water, exercise regularly at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise a day, limit the amount of sodium (salt) you eat and aim for less than 1,500 mg per day. Reduce stress by trying to avoid things that cause you stress.

Hypertension Teaching 1630

Instructed patient most people with high blood pressure have no signs or symptoms, even if blood pressure readings reach dangerously high levels, a few people with early-stage high blood pressure may have dull headaches, dizzy spells or a few more nosebleeds than normal, these signs and symptoms typically don't occur until high blood pressure has reached a severe even life-threatening stage.

Hypertension Teaching 1631

Instructed patient untreated high blood pressure can lead to a greater risk for stroke, heart attack, or other heart damage.

Hypertension Teaching 1632

Instructed patient about High blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is when your blood pressure is lower han 120/80 mmHg most of the time. High blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or above most of the time.

Hypertension Teaching 1647

Patient was instructed on some potential complications of hypertension, such as: retinal damage , cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke and kidney failure. Also the patient was instructed on some measures aimed to managing/controlling hypertension, such as: exercise regularly and have regular check-ups, achieve and/or maintain ideal weight, and decrease sodium intake to decrease retention of fluid and the workload of the heart as directed by MD. Patient understood instructions given.

Hypertension Teaching 1666

SN instructed patient to recognize signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, although it is frequently asymptomatic, like blurring of vision, fatigue, nose bleeds and chest pain. If symptoms continue go to ER, or call 911.