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How does excessive consumption of salt influence the blood pressure?
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What are the causes of primary hypertension?
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What are some dietary factors that are thought to raise blood cholesterol?
Asked in Heart Disease
What are the voluntary risk factors for heart disease?
Asked in Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words
What is the Prefix that means over above or excessive?
Asked in Blood Pressure
What are the factors affecting peripheral resistance which influence BP?
The three factors that influence peripheral resistance are blood viscosity, blood vessel length, and blood vessel diameter. Increase in blood viscosity causes an increase in blood pressure. Increase in blood vessel length causes in increase in blood pressure. Increase in blood vessel diameter causes a decrease in blood pressure.
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What heath concerns are associated to higher consumption of salt?
Asked in Science, Blood Pressure
Why alcohol consumption leads to increase in systolic blood pressure?
The reason why alcohol consumption leads to increase in systolic blood pressure is that is because Alcohol almost always raises blood pressure, causes weight gain & boosts triglyceride levels in the blood. Each gram of alcohol puts systolic blood pressure up 0.24mmHg, diastolic 0.16 mmHg.If you drink, limit your alcohol consumption to no more than two drinks per day for men and no more than one drink per day for women.
What are four factors that influence blood pressure?
How is high blood pressure prevented?
Name three problems that are linked to overweight and and excessive fat?
What are the factors that decrease blood pressure?
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What factors influence the percentage of water in the body?
How can high blood pressure be dangerous?
perhaps the most lethal effect of a high blood pressure would be cerebrovascular accident or what you call stroke. excessive pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of the arteries can cause it to rupture causing internal bleeding. Having high blood pressure is dangerous because, it could result to a heart attack