Hypertension

Hypertension Teaching 868

Instructed on the importance of avoiding/decreasing sodium intake in order to decrease retention of fluid and the workload of the heart.

Hypertension Teaching 869

Taught that reducing cholesterol and triglycerides help prevent strokes and heart attacks.

Hypertension Teaching 1187

Instructed on some potential complications of hypertension, such as: cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke and kidney failure, among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1188

Instructed on some potential complications of hypertension, such as: hypertensive crisis (sharp rise in blood pressure to greater than 200/120, severe headache, vomiting), among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1201

Instructed on some signs/symptoms of hypertension (high blood pressure), such as: dizziness, headaches and palpitations, among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1202

Instructed on some potential factors of hypertension (high blood pressure), such as: stress, high cholesterol intake and family history of the disease, among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1203

Instructed on some potential factors of hypertension (high blood pressure), such as: cigarette smoking, obesity and a sedentary life-style, among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1204

Instructed on some measures aimed to managing/controlling hypertension, such as: have blood pressure monitored regularly and take corresponding medications exactly as directed by MD.

Hypertension Teaching 1205

Instructed on some measures aimed to managing/controlling hypertension, such as: decrease cholesterol intake to avoid atherosclerosis, among others.

Hypertension Teaching 1206

Instructed on some measures aimed to managing/controlling hypertension, such as: decrease sodium intake to decrease retention of fluid and the workload of the heart, among others.