Hypertension

Highblood pressure is one of the leading causes of strokes and heartailments. It can also lead to kidney diseases, some kind of dementiaas well as eye problems. Reviewing some of the patients experiencingthe problem, this paper will outline the history in terms of drugsand behavioral factors of the patient.

Patienthistory

Thepatient showed signs of malignant hypertension related to kidneyailments. Nausea and vomiting, swelling of ankles and puffiness ofeyes, poor appetite, small amounts of urine, fatigue and shortness ofbreath, bad odor, pale skin, itchy skin and muscle cramps. These aresymptoms related to kidney diseases. The records showed medicationfor prehypertension. In the previous tests the readings were 130/80mmHg symbolizing prehypertension. The medication ascribed entailedchanging lifestyle i.e. exercises, foods with less cholesterol,plenty of foods, less alcohol and less dietary sodium intake. Thepatient’s history suggested a potential hypertension threat in casethe lifestyle aspects were not adhered to [CITATION But l 1033 ].

Healthpromotional strategies

Malignanthypertension mostly causes organ damage. In this case the patient wasexperiencing kidney problems. The best procedures include ironreplacement therapy and erythropoietin therapy. These would alleviatethe progression of the disease and keep it manageable levels. Thepatient had a history of alcohol and smoking behaviors. In thatregard, the second most important strategy to improve health-wise isa changed lifestyle i.e. quit smoking and alcohol intake, exercisemore to cut on weight and limit fatty foods while embracing fruitsand vegetables [ CITATION Den16 l 1033 ].

could be minimized by early diagnosis. At the prehypertension stage,progression to hypertension could be evaded with adoption of a betterlifestyle. The ailment is mostly likened to the kind of lifestylepeople partake hence can be managed effectively [ CITATION Ter11 l 1033 ].

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