What Is Diastolic Hypertension?

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Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP) or arterial hypertension, is a kind of long-term medical condition in which blood pressure in the arteries is continuously elevated. Many people take medicines to lower their blood pressure. Hypertension (HTN or HT) can be subdivided into isolated diastolic, isolated systolic, and systolic and diastolic mixed hypertension. Therefore, diastolic hypertension (also called isolated diastolic hypertension) is one form of hypertension. Diastolic blood pressure and isolated diastolic hypertension will increase the risk of coronary in younger subjects. Keywords: diastolic hypertension
I took my BP this morning and it was 131 over 111.  what should I do? I am a 72 year old female
You should take blood pressure medication. You can take nifedipine temporarily and then go to the hospital. The doctor will prescribe antihypertensive drugs according to your condition.
6 months ago I was a healthy 48 year old woman. BP was about 80/50. I ran 4 miles every day. Then I had a flu for 3 wks so I went to the dr. BP was 144/100. The dr told me my body was stressed. This month, I still felt dizzy, and headaches for no apparent reason. I had a complete physical and my BP continued to climb. 168/110 yesterday. I started taking diuretics. I avoided using salt, eating prepared foods or anything "white".
The formation of hypertension is not suddenly discovered. Your blood pressure changes. Was the BP 144/100 measured by yourself or by a doctor in the hospital? Did your last flu completely improve? Your symptoms may be caused by flu. Take it easy.