Treatment of hypertonia
Complications of hypertonia cause 9.4 million deaths worldwide every year. Therefore, it is so important to diagnose the disease promptly and undergo the necessary course of treatment.
What is hypertonia?
Hypertonia (arterial hypertension) is constantly high blood pressure. Often, people with hypertensive disease do not have any symptoms. Therefore, the only reliable way to diagnose hypertonia is to measure blood pressure.
Symptoms that may indicate high blood pressure include:
- rapid heartbeat;
- attacks of pulsation in the head;
- decreased performance;
- swelling around the eyes;
- fatigue and lack of sleep.
Why is hypertonia dangerous?
Hypertonia causes nearly half of deaths from stroke and heart disease. High blood pressure increases the risk of injury to the heart and blood vessels in organs such as the brain and kidneys.
Hypertonia can cause the following complications:
- heart hypertrophy;
- cardiac insufficiency;
- ruptured blood vessels;
- cognitive impairment;
- renal failure.
How to treat hypertonia?
For the treatment of hypertonia, you need to consult a cardiologist who will diagnose, identify the causes of the disease and prescribe the necessary therapy. Treatment includes medication and lifestyle changes. People with hypertensive disease need to constantly monitor their blood pressure, and if it rises, seek immediate medical attention.
To prevent the development of hypertonia, WHO recommends the following recommendations:
- to eat well and keep a healthy lifestyle;
- quit smoking;
- limit alcohol consumption;
- work out and maintain a healthy weight;
- avoid stressful situations.
To treat hypertension, make an appointment with a cardiologist. The appointment is carried out by phone indicated on the website or through the online form.