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High cardiovascular risk: even low blood pressure can pose a risk

To lower the blood pressure of the cardiovascular risk increase is not only high, but also to lower blood pressure a health risk. Low pressure in the blood vessels associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Experts claim now to lower limit of blood pressure is that doctors and patients can be directed to the group.

To increase the high, but also to lower blood pressure the risk of cardiovascular disease. Experts claim to put an end to blood pressure values. (Photo: Andrey Popov/fotolia.Com)

Usually before high blood pressure are warned to the topic of the blood pressure returned to the high values warned. Finally, hypertension as a major risk factor for deadly cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack or stroke. Although at the moment values over 140 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) high blood pressure referred to, but according to experts it should actually be 120 instead of 140 the new blood pressure goal be. According to a recent study now shows, but not only, but also low blood pressure is a health risk. Experts are demanding the establishment of minimum values.

To increase the high, but also to lower blood pressure the risk of cardiovascular disease. Experts claim to put an end to blood pressure values. (Photo: Andrey Popov/fotolia.Com)

The effects of low blood pressure , low blood pressure (hypotension) is concerned, often only perceived, when, in some cases, dizziness, ringing in the ears or sensitivity to cold setting.

Low blood pressure is considered by many rather harmless, but low blood pressure can also be indicative of diseases such as thyroid or heart muscle weakness.

In addition, according to scientists from the Netherlands on the study in the low blood pressure is possible out-cause can be.

High blood pressure-drug treatment as it is known, what consequences of high blood pressure have their blood pressure often use the discounted medications.

If the value is too low, this can be a further negative impact on health such as high blood pressure. This was demonstrated in a study in the journal “The Lancet” has published.

On examining the data more than to 30,900 patients have been evaluated at the age of 55 years. 70 percent of the participants suffer from high blood pressure and medical treatment.

A total of 56 months, the development of blood pressure values and the occurrence of adverse effects on health in these patients was observed.

Increased mortality at low blood pressure values it was found that the treatment only in patients who suffer from stability of systolic blood pressure values between 120 and 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure of 75 mmHg set has been affected positively.

According to the researchers, the number of the heart and blood vessels sank with the problems of mortality caused by these diseases.

Patients with systolic blood pressure levels less than 120 mmHg, a 14 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Mortality increased according to the analysis by 28 percent.

In addition to the cardiovascular risk in patients increase when you lower the blood pressure decreased to a value less than 70 mm Hg.

Minimum order blood pressure is , and, therefore, can be the leader of the study Professor Michael Bohm, Saarland University in Homburg/Saar imagine when the blood pressure target value of the minimum value specified according to the portal “Kardiologie.org“.

“Our analysis indicates that low blood pressure is not necessarily the best target for all high-risk patients,” said the scientists.

According to the researchers, the blood is more high-risk patients pressure goal below 130 mmHg, although desirable, is 120 mm Hg and the limits should not be exceeded.

The authors of the study assume also that the achievement of high blood pressure can vary depending on each risk.

So, for example, people who suffer are particularly at risk of stroke of less of the blood can used pressure, while such a product for those who are more susceptible to a heart attack, is a drawback.

The results make also clear that in high blood pressure treatment an individual approach is required. (M)

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