Why is it necessary to treat high blood pressure: the response of the cardiologist

The higher the blood pressure, the greater the risk of damage to the heart or blood vessels in major organs such as the brain or kidneys.

Почему обязательно нужно лечить повышенное давление: ответ кардиолога

Why is it necessary to treat high blood pressure: the response of the cardiologist

Many believe that if you feel fine at high pressure, there is no cause for concern and treatment. Cardiologist Irina Alekseevna on his page on Instagram said why not to ignore high blood pressure.

The cardiologist noted that because high blood pressure affects the target organs. These are bodies undergoing structural and functional changes under the influence of stable high blood pressure. And this:⠀

  • Vessels (the largest vessel in the body – the aorta; and the arteries that supply lower extremities, heart muscle, penis);
  • The brain;
  • Eyes
  • Heart;
  • Kidneys.

Почему обязательно нужно лечить повышенное давление: ответ кардиолога

Why is it necessary to treat high blood pressure: the response of the cardiologist

What problems can be in a patient with hypertension, which does not reduce blood pressure to a safe level of 130/80 mm Hg. St?⠀

  • Vessels withtanawatta hard, thick, rough, inelastic, their inner lining (the endothelium) does not function, easily damaged
  • Damaged endothelium is perceived as a problem and a danger (suddenly zagrovic!), to it flock the cholesterol and blood clots (“patch“ the damage), in: atherosclerosis and atherothrombosis (and the risk of heart attack, stroke, obliterating atherosclerosis of the lower extremities)
  • The aortic wall is under heavy load, can gradually shrink with the formation of the aneurysm. This is dangerous life threatening bleeding
  • Impotence is also a problem that can occur with hypertension. Changed the bad endothelium produces nitric oxide, and this extends blood vessels a substance which causes the blood filling the cavernous bodies and an erection.

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