Essays Tagged: "high blood pressure"

Magnesium, a description of the element

tissues. Drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar cause magnesium loss. Loss of magnesium is related to high blood pressure, kidney stones, heart disease, and heart attacks.We get almost all of our magnes ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effect of Stress at work

First of all, stress from work may negatively affect health. The work stress is enormous due to the high responsibility for the safety of others. Many employees react to stress with aggressiveness and ... f-imposed pressure to get things done. This behavior has been linked to increased the heart attack, high blood pressure and others diseases. For example, stress increases the pumping action and rate o ...

(3 pages) 271 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

personal interest topic: hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is defined as a repeatedly elevated blood pressure exceeding 140/90 mmHg ( ... s pumped by your heart) and the resistance of your blood vessels to blood flow. If this pressure is high, your heart must work much harder to maintain adequate blood flow to your body (www.lifeclinic. ... pertension is known as the "silent killer" because it does not cause symptoms unless it is severely high. High blood pressure can damage your arteries, heart, eyesight, and kidneys ( h ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This essay discusses how a major company is dealing with the issue of poor health and work performance.

created by Johnson and Johnson.Health problems such as smoking, drinking, lack of exercise, stress, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight gain, and the neglection of seat belts all are among t ... uildings of work, and made low cholesterol meals in the cafeteria, but the result of success is not high. This new program offers awards to the employees who demonstrate good health behavior. But, ins ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Explaining Hypertension.

Hypertension is high blood pressure, It is a major health problem. In the United States about 50 million people age ... ises causing your heart to work harder. Normal blood pressure would be 120/80. If blood pressure is higher than 140/90 on several readings, you may have HTN. The blood pressure is measured in Systolic ... ar blood pressure checked regularly and a physical done. A diagnosis, of HTN is given when multiple high blood pressure readings. Hypertension is a serious medical condition because when in high risk ...

(5 pages) 241 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Everything Rises Must Converge" by Emily Dickinson.

ly portrayed to the reader as a woman with very little in life to be thankful for. She suffers from high blood pressure and poor health, while she has raised a son who shows no gratitude for the sacri ... r was a former governor ... Your grandfather was a prosperous land-owner. Your grandmother was a Godhigh". His female grandparents were also members of a traditional society where women were reduced t ...

(3 pages) 89 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What causes cardiovascular disease?

diseases--such as heart attack, stroke, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, and high blood pressure--and their risk factors are so interrelated that it is very difficult to say "wh ... of nonsmokers', and smokers' risk of sudden cardiac death is two to four times that of nonsmokers'.High cholesterol levels bring increased risk. As LDL cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) levels incr ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Everything about Kidney's.

f the new cases each year and 35 percent of all cases in the U.S. Uncontrolled or poorly controlled high blood pressure is the second leading cause of chronic kidney failure in the U.S., accounting fo ... r two failed kidneys could not do. A surgeon places the new kidney inside a body between the upper thigh and abdomen. The surgeon connects the artery and vein of the new kidney to an artery and vein. ...

(6 pages) 90 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Stress on the body.

sion, which can lead to health problems such as headaches, upset stomach, rashes, insomnia, ulcers, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. With the death of a loved one, the birth of a child, ...

(1 pages) 62 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Childhood Obesity: Time to Face the Facts.

According to experts, they're on the fast track for developing heart disease, diabetes, stroke and high blood pressure as adults.Why do so many young children have a weight problem? There are several ... hocolate milk is now an everyday option in today's school lunches; as well as not one, but even two high calorie treats. "Provision of high-fat meals and snacks in school settings is both a powerful t ...

(5 pages) 281 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stress Mangement and the Adult Learner.

cause or contribute to a group of health obstacles, including headaches, insomnia, depression, and high blood pressure, aching muscles, loss of appetite, exhaustion, and irritability. A family can be ... p of work and family the nest obstacle is school. The majority of adult learners want to maintain a high grade point average, but it is not always possible. The idea of working, taking care of kids an ...

(5 pages) 174 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Gentle persuasion

conception helps guard against a litany of ailments.The disorders, which range from infertility to high blood pressure during pregnancy, all appear to be linked to the reluctance of the mother's immu ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Heart Valve Disease

n lead to heart valve disease. You can help to prevent it by not smoking, being over weight, having high blood pressure, having a sedentary lifestyle, and reducing stress in your life.Some risk factor ... tors of heart valve disease are a family history of heart disease before age 55, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, aging men and women, smoking cigarettes, people who are overweight by 30 percen ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Identify the characters which make the aged a unique entity.

ch as; dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, heart attack, arthritis, vision and hearing problems, high blood pressure, varicose veins and diabetes. It is safe to say that because the aged population ... he aged population is increasing at a faster rate than the rest of the population.The aged have the highest percentage of home ownership in society with 75% of the aged owning their own homes. The eld ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ast annually. If it is elevated, it is important to work with your doctor to keep it under control. High blood pressure is a leading cause of stroke. You can check your blood pressure at your doctor's ... at home with an automatic blood pressure machine, or at your local pharmacy or super market. If the higher number (your systolic blood pressure) is consistently above 135 or if the lower number (your ...

(3 pages) 87 2 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heart Disease (Heart disease and common heart dissorders)

that the heart normally functions. Heart diseases have many causes, some of these include smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and physical inactivity. Although there have been dramatic imp ... rt pump quicker and need more oxygen the Carbon monoxide is reducing the oxygen supply to the heart.High cholesterol is the best known contributing factor leading to heart disease. Cholesterol is not ...

(3 pages) 160 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


ome more physically active and adopt a healthy eating plan.Severe overweight increases the risk for high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes and, hence, for diseases for which these c ... hence, for diseases for which these conditions are risk factors (diabetes, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, neurologic disorders, cancers, and kidney diseases). Obesity thus contributes t ...

(2 pages) 125 2 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health

h physical inactivity ranges from 1.5 to 2.4, an increase in risk comparable with that observed for high cholesterol, high blood pressure and cigarette smoking. Less active, less fit persons have a 30 ... nd cigarette smoking. Less active, less fit persons have a 30-50 percent greater risk of developing high blood pressure. Surveys show that 24 percent of Americans age 18 or older are not active at all ...

(1 pages) 29 0 1.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How you, as a Catering Manager, would contribute for healthy and safe diet into establishment that you responsible for?

nutrition and their correctly absorption protect from disease like diabetes, heart attack, insults, high blood pressure, osteoporoses, gastric ulcer, migraine and etc.; Healthy nutrition increase the ... f dairy, but offering skim or low-fat versions for healthier choices.Some foods and food groups are higher in fat than others. Fats and oils, and some types of desserts and snack foods that contain fa ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

High-Blood Pressure

In this particular essay, I am going to attempt to inform you about the disease called high blood pressure. In this three to four page report I will discuss what causes it, how it can be ... o four page report I will discuss what causes it, how it can be treated and when you know it is too high. Hopefully, after reading this piece, you will be more aware of what high blood pressure is.To ... high blood pressure is.To begin with, the disorder or disease that I will be doing my report on is High blood pressure; also known as hypertension. The system that the disorder comes from is the card ...

(3 pages) 107 0 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases