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Hypertension
Other risks

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

If you do not have the necessary care with your medications and the modification of your lifestyle in hypertension this can trigger a series of complications, we present some of the possible complications.

 

 

SUBSTANCES OR DRUGS THAT CAN RAISE BLOOD PRESSURE

Many of the medications that are normally used before being diagnosed with hypertension do not interfere or cause an increase in blood pressure values, after you are diagnosed you must go on to have a series of care with the medicines you use, as some can make your blood pressure rise. Keep in mind the following substances in general, because not only medicines can put you in trouble.  

 

              

 

HAVE YOU HEARD OF METABOLIC SYNDROME?

The metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that increase the chances of suffering from heart disease, diabetes or stroke. Among the risk factors to get to have metabolic syndrome are the following.

 

If your doctor diagnoses 3 of the 5 mentioned factors, he can conclude that you have metabolic syndrome.

 

 

References

2. Tagle, R. (2018). Diagnóstico de Hipertensión Arterial. Rev Med Clin Condes, 29(1), 12-20.

26. Mayo Clinic. (2019). Medicamentos y suplementos que pueden aumentar tu presión arterial. Obtenido de Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/es-es/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/in-depth/blood-pressure/art-20045245

27. American Heart Association. (2016). About Metabolic Syndrome. Obtenido de AHA: https://www.heart.org/-/media/data-import/downloadables/abh-what-is-metabolic-syndrome-spanish-ucm_486012.pdf