High blood pressure or arterial hypertension is the most common disease in the cardiovascular system. There are about a fifth of Czechs, but many do not know about it. High pressure does not hurt and if the doctor does not reveal it during the examination, it can lead to death.
First of all, high pressure is imperceptible, but if not treated, it can cause serious complications. This causes, for example, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident or pulmonary embolism and affects the kidneys.
Doctors may decide to place blood pressure lowering drugs. The foundation is a healthy lifestyle, including everyday movement. Patients also need to reduce smoking and alcohol and eat healthier Even food needs to be careful – some foods increase the pressure.
What does high blood pressure mean? How severe is this disease? What are the consequences? How can we prevent the disease? How do we know we have high blood pressure? How is blood pressure tested? Can He Really Be Healed?
These and other questions were answered by internal physician Markéta Hauzarová. Here you can find the whole conversation: