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High blood pressure or hypertension is the leading cause of death in our world. It is called the "silent killer" as there are no typical symptoms.

This practical guide, written by an experienced medical professional, explains why you must take preventive steps even if you feel perfectly all right. A fatal stroke or heart attack is twice as great for people with untreated hypertension as for those with normal blood pressure.

Read about what keeps your heart ticking and how high blood pressure puts an enormous strain on your heart.

Detect the "silent killer" before it gets you!

About the Book

This book is for you if you have been told by your doctor that you have high blood pressure. It explains why you must immediately take preventive steps even if you feel perfectly all right. An elevated pressure may be a warning signal of a serious cardiovascular disorder in its first stage or an established chronic condition. If, and only if, high blood pressure is detected and treated in time can serious consequences like stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure be prevented.

This volume in the Medical Adviser Series tells you how you can find out whether you have high blood pressure, what your doctor can do about it, and what you yourself can do to bring it back to normal. Your doctor can help you work out a treatment plan to bring the condition under control. As a rule this plan will put you on regular medication, seek to isolate and eliminate the factors in your life that constitute a health hazard-your individual risk factors-and, if indicated, propose changes in your habits and your diet.

In its early stages 'high blood pressure is an asymptomatic disease, -i.e., a disease without overt symptoms,-yet 25% of all those who have it die as a result of it. However, if you have high blood pressure and follow the advice given here you will be able to lead a normal, productive life.

About the Author

Hanns Peter Wolff, M.D. was born in Tsingta, China, in 1914. He studied medicine in Breslau and Munich, Germany, and now is the director of the Ist Department of Medicine of the University of Mainz. He has lectured or held visiting professorships at the universities of Dallas, Boston, Palo Alto, New York, Rochester, and Minneapolis. He is a member of many international medical societies, the co-founder and deputy chairman of the German League for the Prevention of High Blood Pressure, and chairman of the Scientific Council of the German Federal Chamber of Medicine.

Contents

High Blood Pressure-the Silent Danger11
1Threats to Our Cardiovascular Svstem15
Cardiovascular Death15
What Do We Mean by "Risk Factors"?15
Risk factors16
High Blood Pressure as a Risk Factor17
Other Risk Factors18
The Adverse Effects of Risk Factors23
What About Your Risk Factors?24
Checklist for Risk Factors: Normal and High Levels26
2Blood Pressure and the Cardiovascular System27
The Organism Blood Circulation Serves27
The Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System28
The Arteries30
The Veins32
The Heart32
The Heart Action34
Blood Pressure and Its Functions35
When Does Blood Pressure Go Up, and When Does It Go Down?36
How Blood Pressure is Regulated39
Systolic and Diastolic Pressure41
When Is Blood Pressure in the Normal Range and When Is It Elevated?42
3The Causes of High Blood Pressure45
Elevated Blood Pressure Is Not Necessarily a Sign of Disease45
Blood Pressure and Old Age47
Chronic High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)48
How High Blood Pressure Originates50
Causal factors50
Precipitating mechanisms52
The Long-term Effects and Complications of Chronic Hypertension53
4How to Recognize High Blood Pressure59
Complaints and Symptoms60
Some Important Indicators62
A checklist of complaints, symptoms and indicators64
5The Diagnostic Program67
Determining the Extent of the Disease67
Isolating the Cause68
The Search for Additional Risk Factors68
The Basic Examination69
Special Tests71
The Doctor-Patient Talk72
6How to Succeed in the Treatment of High Blood Pressure75
Figures that speak for themselves75
Individual Treatment Plans and Methods77
Doctor-Patient Cooperation78
7The Doctor's Role79
Long-range Drug Therapy79
Antihypertensive Drugs80
Drugs that lower blood pressure by excretion of salt82
Drugs that lower blood pressure levels directly83
Side Effects85
Initial discomfort85
Specific side effects and their warning signals86
Heart Drugs87
Regular Follow-up Visits88
8What the Patient Must Do91
How to Live with High Blood Pressure91
Routine92
Making Adjustments93
Your Job or Profession93
How to Spend Your Leisure Time94
Moderate Physical Exercise Is a Must95
Recommended Sports95
Knowing When to Stop96
Non-advisable Physical Exercises and Sports97
Vacations97
Coping with Stress in Daily Life99
Losing Weight by Eating Sensibly100
Be calorie-conscious103
Medical recommendations for weight reduction105
Low-salt diet106
Special diets106
What you Can-and Cannot-Eat and Drink107
Drug Therapy108
How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure108
Patients and Their Spouses110
9Things You Must Also Know113
Hypertension and Driving113
High Blood Pressure-Contraception- Pregnancy114
The "Hypertensive Patient's I.D."115
The 12 basic rules for hypertensives116
10The Future Outlook 117
Postscript for Doctors119
Index 123

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High blood pressure or hypertension is the leading cause of death in our world. It is called the "silent killer" as there are no typical symptoms.

This practical guide, written by an experienced medical professional, explains why you must take preventive steps even if you feel perfectly all right. A fatal stroke or heart attack is twice as great for people with untreated hypertension as for those with normal blood pressure.

Read about what keeps your heart ticking and how high blood pressure puts an enormous strain on your heart.

Detect the "silent killer" before it gets you!

About the Book

This book is for you if you have been told by your doctor that you have high blood pressure. It explains why you must immediately take preventive steps even if you feel perfectly all right. An elevated pressure may be a warning signal of a serious cardiovascular disorder in its first stage or an established chronic condition. If, and only if, high blood pressure is detected and treated in time can serious consequences like stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure be prevented.

This volume in the Medical Adviser Series tells you how you can find out whether you have high blood pressure, what your doctor can do about it, and what you yourself can do to bring it back to normal. Your doctor can help you work out a treatment plan to bring the condition under control. As a rule this plan will put you on regular medication, seek to isolate and eliminate the factors in your life that constitute a health hazard-your individual risk factors-and, if indicated, propose changes in your habits and your diet.

In its early stages 'high blood pressure is an asymptomatic disease, -i.e., a disease without overt symptoms,-yet 25% of all those who have it die as a result of it. However, if you have high blood pressure and follow the advice given here you will be able to lead a normal, productive life.

About the Author

Hanns Peter Wolff, M.D. was born in Tsingta, China, in 1914. He studied medicine in Breslau and Munich, Germany, and now is the director of the Ist Department of Medicine of the University of Mainz. He has lectured or held visiting professorships at the universities of Dallas, Boston, Palo Alto, New York, Rochester, and Minneapolis. He is a member of many international medical societies, the co-founder and deputy chairman of the German League for the Prevention of High Blood Pressure, and chairman of the Scientific Council of the German Federal Chamber of Medicine.

Contents

High Blood Pressure-the Silent Danger11
1Threats to Our Cardiovascular Svstem15
Cardiovascular Death15
What Do We Mean by "Risk Factors"?15
Risk factors16
High Blood Pressure as a Risk Factor17
Other Risk Factors18
The Adverse Effects of Risk Factors23
What About Your Risk Factors?24
Checklist for Risk Factors: Normal and High Levels26
2Blood Pressure and the Cardiovascular System27
The Organism Blood Circulation Serves27
The Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System28
The Arteries30
The Veins32
The Heart32
The Heart Action34
Blood Pressure and Its Functions35
When Does Blood Pressure Go Up, and When Does It Go Down?36
How Blood Pressure is Regulated39
Systolic and Diastolic Pressure41
When Is Blood Pressure in the Normal Range and When Is It Elevated?42
3The Causes of High Blood Pressure45
Elevated Blood Pressure Is Not Necessarily a Sign of Disease45
Blood Pressure and Old Age47
Chronic High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)48
How High Blood Pressure Originates50
Causal factors50
Precipitating mechanisms52
The Long-term Effects and Complications of Chronic Hypertension53
4How to Recognize High Blood Pressure59
Complaints and Symptoms60
Some Important Indicators62
A checklist of complaints, symptoms and indicators64
5The Diagnostic Program67
Determining the Extent of the Disease67
Isolating the Cause68
The Search for Additional Risk Factors68
The Basic Examination69
Special Tests71
The Doctor-Patient Talk72
6How to Succeed in the Treatment of High Blood Pressure75
Figures that speak for themselves75
Individual Treatment Plans and Methods77
Doctor-Patient Cooperation78
7The Doctor's Role79
Long-range Drug Therapy79
Antihypertensive Drugs80
Drugs that lower blood pressure by excretion of salt82
Drugs that lower blood pressure levels directly83
Side Effects85
Initial discomfort85
Specific side effects and their warning signals86
Heart Drugs87
Regular Follow-up Visits88
8What the Patient Must Do91
How to Live with High Blood Pressure91
Routine92
Making Adjustments93
Your Job or Profession93
How to Spend Your Leisure Time94
Moderate Physical Exercise Is a Must95
Recommended Sports95
Knowing When to Stop96
Non-advisable Physical Exercises and Sports97
Vacations97
Coping with Stress in Daily Life99
Losing Weight by Eating Sensibly100
Be calorie-conscious103
Medical recommendations for weight reduction105
Low-salt diet106
Special diets106
What you Can-and Cannot-Eat and Drink107
Drug Therapy108
How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure108
Patients and Their Spouses110
9Things You Must Also Know113
Hypertension and Driving113
High Blood Pressure-Contraception- Pregnancy114
The "Hypertensive Patient's I.D."115
The 12 basic rules for hypertensives116
10The Future Outlook 117
Postscript for Doctors119
Index 123

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