Hypertensive vascular disease (hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension):

Hypertensive heart disease alludes to heart conditions brought about by hypertension. The heart working under elevated tension causes some extraordinary heart disorders. Hypertensive heart disease incorporates heart disappointment, thickening of the heart muscle, coronary conduit disease, and different conditions. Hypertensive heart disease can cause genuine medical conditions.

Sorts Of Hypertensive Heart Disease

As a rule, the heart issues related with hypertension identify with the heart's courses and muscles. The kinds of hypertensive heart disease include:

  • Narrowing Of The Arteries

Coronary arteries transport blood to your heart muscle. At the point when hypertension makes the blood vessels become thin, blood stream to the heart can moderate or stop. This condition is known as coronary heart disease, additionally called coronary conduit disease.

Artery narrowing makes it hard for your heart to capacity and supply the remainder of your organs with blood. It can put you in danger for heart assault from a blood coagulation that stalls out in one of the limited supply routes and slices off blood stream to your heart.

  • Thickening And Expansion Of The Size Of The Heart

Hypertension makes it hard for your heart to siphon blood. Like different muscles in your body, standard difficult work causes your heart muscles to thicken and develop. This adjusts the manner in which the heart capacities. These progressions ordinarily occur in the principle siphoning office of the heart, the left ventricle.


Indications differ contingent upon the seriousness of the condition and movement of the disease. You may encounter no indications, or your side effects may include:

  • chest torment (angina)
  • Tightening or a feeling of pressure on the chest
  • windedness
  • Tiredness
  • Genuine annoyance in back, arms, or shoulders
  • persevering hack
  • loss of hunger 

Hypertensive vascular disease (hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension):

Hypertensive vascular disease refers to a group of conditions that involve high blood pressure and its effects on the blood vessels. It includes hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension, both of which can lead to serious complications such as heart disease, stroke, and kidney damage. Hypertension is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and it is often referred to as the "silent killer" because it usually has no symptoms until it has caused significant damage to the body. Isolated systolic hypertension is a specific type of hypertension that occurs when the top number (systolic pressure) is elevated while the bottom number (diastolic pressure) remains normal.


There are many factors that can contribute to the development of hypertensive vascular disease. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Genetics: Family history of hypertension can increase the risk of developing the condition.
  • Lifestyle factors: Unhealthy habits such as a diet high in sodium, lack of physical activity, and smoking can lead to hypertension.
  • Age: The risk of hypertension increases with age, especially in people over 65.
  • Obesity: Being overweight or obese can increase blood pressure and strain on the heart.
  • Medical conditions: Certain medical conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, and sleep apnea can contribute to the development of hypertension.


In most cases, hypertension and isolated systolic hypertension have no noticeable symptoms. However, in severe cases, some people may experience:

  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Vision changes
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue


Diagnosing hypertensive vascular disease typically involves measuring blood pressure and ruling out any underlying medical conditions. The tests may include:

  • Blood pressure measurement: This involves using a blood pressure cuff and stethoscope to measure the pressure of blood in the arteries.
  • Urine tests: These tests can help detect underlying medical conditions such as kidney disease.
  • Blood tests: These tests can help detect conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and other risk factors for hypertension.
  • EKG: An electrocardiogram (EKG) can help detect heart rhythm abnormalities that may be contributing to hypertension.
  • Imaging tests: Imaging tests such as ultrasound or CT scan can help detect any abnormalities in the blood vessels or organs affected by hypertension.

Note 1: Hypertension or isolated systolic hypertension must be confirmed by readings taken two or more times on at least three different days. For purposes of this section, the term hypertension means that the diastolic blood pressure is predominantly 90mm. or greater, and isolated systolic hypertension means that the systolic blood pressure is predominantly 160mm. or greater with a diastolic blood pressure of less than 90mm.


Note 2: Evaluate hypertension due to aortic insufficiency or hyperthyroidism, which is usually the isolated systolic type, as part of the condition causing it rather than by a separate evaluation.


Note 3: Evaluate hypertension separately from hypertensive heart disease and other types of heart disease.

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