Hypertension is always wrongly mistaken in medical term. Hypertension can be seen in the person who is nervous, tensed or super active, but it actually happens to the calm person.Its commonly known as High Blood Pressure.
Our body organs need oxygen to work and survive and this oxygen is carried through blood. Our heart beats and pumps the oxygenated blood through tube like network called veins and arteries which are also called blood vessels and capillaries.
The measurement in numbers of Blood Pressure are the results of two forces one the heart beats and pumps the blood to arteries and second the heart rests between the pumps
The problem of too much pressure to force the blood pass causes the arteries or veins to stretch over the period of time and this starching can cause damage to arteries and its walls.
Keeping your Blood Pressure in normal healthy range is very important. Following are many health benefits if you do so:
- It helps you to decrease the risk of stretching and injuring the walls of blood vessels.
- It helps you to decrease the risk of heart attack or stroke or failure.
- It decreases the risk of kidney failure and other peripheral vascular diseases.
- It helps and ensures supplying the blood, which is rich in oxygen to all tissues, protects your body.
Effects of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Vascular weaknesses
Overstretching of blood vessels makes the walls of it weak and the risk of rupture increases, which may lead to hemorrhagic strokes and aneurysms.
- Vascular scarring
Overstretching of blood vessels leaves the scars on the tissues of the wall of veins and arteries and tiny tears on vessels. This tears and scars are magnet that can catch cholesterol or blood cells travelling in the bloodstream.
- Increased risk of blood clots
Not flowing of flood can cause a clot and can narrow or blockage in the arteries.
This can cause the regular flow break off or blockage of blood to different part of bodies, which results often to heart attack or stroke.
- Increased plaque build-up
Cholesterol and plaque can happened on the tears and scars of arteries , which can cause clots or block of normal blood flow to the other body parts.
This can add on the pressure on the heart to work harder to deliver blood to other body parts and in this process if the plaque flows with blood and spreads with blood or block the flow completely there is when heart attack or stoke can appear.
- Tissue and organ damage from narrowed and blocked arteries
If arteries on the other side of the blockage cannot receive the fresh oxygenated blood it damages the tissues more.
- Increased workload on the circulatory system
If our all arteries are supplying the blood properly in our body and if there is the clot in of the artery, the pressure on the other side of the clot increases and if that arterty is the main artery to supply the blood to other artery i.e. the important artery then the pressure is more.