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Risk factors for Development of Hypertension

 

 

                                                                                         

                

                         Smoking.                                  Sedentary Life Style.                            Alcohol intake                                                               

                                                                             (lack of Exercise)

 

 

                                                                                                   

  

              High Calorie Fatty food                              Obesity.                            Family history of Hypertension.

 

        

 

                                                                           

           

                        Heart attack                                      Stroke                                           Hypertension    

 

  Past history and / or Family history of  Stroke, Heart attack, Angina, Hypertension

                                                                                          

    

                                                                                                                

             

                     Mental Stress                History of taking drugs like: Steroids, or anti inflammatory drugs.

 

 

 

'Risk Factors' for Hypertension

  • Smoking.

  • Sedentary Life Style. Lack of Exercise                                                                

  • Alcohol intake.

  • Excess saturated fats in the diet. (High Calorie Fatty food consumption.)

  • Obesity. (Over weight)

  • Dyslipidemia. (Increased levels of Bad Cholesterols and /or decreased levels of Good Cholesterol).

  • HDL Cholesterol ( good cholesterol ) < 35 mg/dl.

  • LDL Cholesterol (one of the bad cholesterols) >130 mg/dl.

  • Serum Triglycerides (one of the  bad lipid) > 250 mg/dl. 

  • Family history of Hypertension.

  • Family history of premature cardiovascular diseases like:  Stroke, Heart attacks, Angina. (leading to deaths below age of 56 years).  

  • Coexisting diseases like:  Diabetes, Heart diseases.

  • History of taking drugs like: Steroids, or anti inflammatory drugs.

  • Pat history of Hypertensive complications, such as:  Stroke, Heart attacks or 'Transient Ischemic Attack' (momentary loss of consciousness) 

  • Previous history of urinary tract infection or renal disease.

 

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