An overview of hypertension that provides a basic understanding of this condition. Reviews basic physiology, symptoms, treatments, and risk factors. Includes information on how aides can help clients prevent and/or manage hypertension.
Describe the difference between essential and secondary hypertension.
List three things, other than medication, that can lower blood pressure.
Discuss two special diets that may be prescribed for clients with hypertension.
Discuss the benefits of physical activity and relaxation in clients with hypertension.