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High Blood Pressure Essay Examples

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Understanding Blood Pressure, How It Occurs and Its Management
As blood flows through the body, it exerts stress on blood vessel walls; creating an effect known as blood pressure. Blood pressure is measured by “the force in the arteries when the heart beats (systolic pressure) and when the heart is at rest (diastolic pressure)” (American Heart Association [AHA], 2008, para. 1...
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Suggestions to Avoid the Risk of High Blood Pressure
Have you had your blood pressure taken recently? One should get their blood pressure taken every so often just to make sure one does not have to go get a checkup. Many people have high blood pressure due to years of smoking, stress, drinking, lack of exercise, or even after giving a speech. Blood pressure refers to the forc...
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The Uses of the Gotu Kola Plant
Gotu Kola is a slender, creeping plant that grows commonly in swampy areas of India, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, South Africa and the tropics. Its fan shaped leaves are about the size of an old British penny - hence its common names Indian pennywort, marsh penny and water pennywort. It is regarded as one of the most spiritu...
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A Description of How a Heart Attack Occurs
A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to a portion of the heart muscle is severely reduced or stopped. This happens when one of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle is blocked by an obstruction. This blockage can be due to a condition called atherosclerosis (a build up of fatty like substance along the w...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Peer Pressure in High School
High School Survival. By: Jakub Januszewski. Peer pressure? Is it true I will always come home with a blue eye if I won’t obey juniors and seniors? Is it grades, popularity, drugs, or maybe sex I should worry about the most? I heard I will never survive college if I remain to be a virgin...
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Pressure Ulcers Prevention
Pressure ulcer prevention is a challenging task in the healthcare field. Healthcare professionals have made progress in pressure ulcer prevention, but patients still get pressure ulcers today. With proper education on symptoms and prevention, nurses can treat pressure ulcers early and heal them before they get to a point...
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Teenagers Not Well Equipped to Handle Peer Pressures of Today
The Types of Peer Pressure Teenagers Face In todays world, teenagers are influenced by many things. Some of those things include television, music, and sports, but the most important influence on a teenager is their peers. Teenagers desire approval from their peers more than anything else. They will go to any extreme...
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A Study of Peer Pressure in Teenagers
"Peer Pressure is an influence that creates or the desire for change." Most teenagers agree that they will follow a peer's decision rather than their parents' or the authority's. Peers are more influential in a teen's life and tend to have more power than parents. Peer pressure has always been present and will als...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Peer Pressure in School in the United States
What is peer pressure? Peer pressure can be described as a positive or negative reaction that occurs when one is influenced by certain people. Peer pressure is constantly surrounding us. One can first be introduced to peer pressure at a very young age and young people can be influenced easier then mature adults. I believe f...
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The Different Sources of Peer Pressures for Teenagers
What is peer pressure? Peer pressure can be described as a positive or negative reaction that occurs when one is influenced by certain people. Peer pressure is constantly surrounding us. One can first be introduced to peer pressure at a very young age and young people can be influenced easier then mature adults. I believe f...
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