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Hypertension

Hypertension is an increase or elevated bp. which is characterised by highly inc

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Hypertension Hypertension is an increase or elevated bp. which is characterised by highly increase systolic of < 140mmHg and a diastolic of > 90mmHg Hypertension is considered as silent killer, which means no oblivious symptoms and indications. Contributing factor
Thiazide Diuretic commonly refer to as water tablet is a hypertensive drug. works by inhibiting or blocking ion in the distal convoluted tubule part of the nephron. These ions are particularly sodium and calcium ions. Sodium reabsorption are usually 5- 8% in the distal co
Pharmacology 2# this reduction, will lead to an increase fluid loss in urine. This is because sodium causes attraction to water this fluid will then lower the ECF and plasma volume. The volume loss then wills the decrease venous returns, increase renin, and decrease Card
Vasodilation vasodilation is when the blood vessel walls are cause to relax and widen through decrease total peripheral resistance which results in easier blood flow thus lower the bp.
LET LOOK AT THE site of sodium reabsorption THIS PICTURE. As blood travel to pat of the nephron in the kidney, it will pass through the glomerulus capillaries where filtration occurs. This site is highly permeable to water and electrolytes, means it will only allow certain things to pass through. Hydrostatic pre
Orthostatic hypertension
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