How to Take Blood Pressure : How to Take Blood Pressure

How to Take Blood Pressure : How to Take Blood Pressure

Okay so now we got the blood pressure cuff inflated fully. And there’s no longer a pulse coming through that brachael artery. Now you want to slowly open up the dial, so that the blood pressure is, the millimeters of mercury is falling around 2 millimeters of mercury per second. And when you hear that …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Resting Heart Rate

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calculating Resting Heart Rate

We talked about needing to figure out what your intensity of aerobic exercise will be. For beginners, you can just use the simple brisk walking technique; where you are still able to carry on a conversation, but you’re having a brisk breathing sensation. Another way to do it is to actually calculate your target heart …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : What Is Blood Pressure?

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : What Is Blood Pressure?

We want to talk about what blood pressure is. Blood pressure is divided into systolic pressure, and diastolic pressure, and those pressures represent different aspects of the cardiac cycle. When you get your recording, you may get 120/80. That top number is your systolic pressure, and the bottom number is your diastolic pressure, and what …

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Home Health Monitors : Types of Blood Pressure Machines

Home Health Monitors : Types of Blood Pressure Machines

There are a number of different devices that you can purchase to take your own blood pressure in your home. Generally, these devices fit around some sort of part of your hand or arm. Some of them work for fingers. Some of them work for wrists. Some of them take from the lower arm, sort …

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How to Take Blood Pressure : Blood Pressure Cuff Placement

How to Take Blood Pressure : Blood Pressure Cuff Placement

Okay so now we want to talk about the placement of the blood pressure cuff, and the placement of the stethoscope. So in general, you want to be a couple of inches, or a couple of centimeters actually, above the elbow crease. You don’t want any clothes constricting around the blood pressure cuff. Go ahead …

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How to Take Blood Pressure : Inflating a Blood Pressure Cuff

How to Take Blood Pressure : Inflating a Blood Pressure Cuff

Now we want to inflate the cuff. An important part of this is making sure that the dial on the blood pressure cuff is tightened all the way up, so that when we pump the air through this, it’s going up into the cuff, and not out the side. We want to increase until we …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calcium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Calcium Rich Food for High Blood Pressure

We talked about the “DASH” diet being high in low fat dairy, fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and all these things. Now I want to look specifically at what aspects of the diet might be affecting physiology. One thing that we can deduce from this diet is that calcium component is actually important, because calcium actually …

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Exercising to Achieve Target Heart Rate

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Exercising to Achieve Target Heart Rate

Hi, I’m Dr. Terranella. In this part of the video, we’re going to be talking about taking the patient to the target heart rate. As we said earlier; the way that we calculate that intensity is 220 minus the age, minus the resting heart rate, and then you multiply your intensity. If you want 60% …

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“Betrayal as Spiritual Heart Attack”: Sermon by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper

“Betrayal as Spiritual Heart Attack”: Sermon by Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper

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High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Why Is Blood Pressure Important?

High Blood Pressure Tips & Treatments : Why Is Blood Pressure Important?

We talked about what blood pressure is, and how blood pressure fits into the JNC guidelines. A little bit later we’ll be talking about how to appropriately treat high blood pressure with diet and exercise, but first we want to talk about why you actually want to change your blood pressure; who really cares? What’s …

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