Hypertension myths and beliefs

hypertension myths

Many people suffer from hypertension and in some cases care and specialist visits are neglected. This happens in most cases because there are myths about high blood pressure and beliefs that have no scientific basis and can lead to serious health problems if not properly clarified.

hypertension myths

One of the most common myths is to think that high blood pressure is due to a nervous state, ruling out the real reason is a disease of the arterial wall.

A person who holds a normal artery a situation of stress or nerves can make its pressure rise but to a minimum degree. Nevertheless, in a hypertensive person presents a totally exaggerated response to the same stimulus and it is thought that the origin of high pressure is nervous.

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