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  • Foreign media said that China becomes to a hypertension’s countryRelease time:2017-02-22   Source:百博士
    Foreign media said that China becomes to a hypertension’s country

    Last year, there were 1.1 billion people in the world suffered from hypertension.According to the English famous magazine ‘Lancet’, the increase of the incidence of hypertension is due to population growth and aging of the population.

    As the report of the German voice radio website on November 20,in this project ,WHO experts and hundreds of medical workers around the world performed Blood pressure measurements on about 19.1 million adults over 18 years of age from 200 countries and regions.There are 1479 special research tasks was included in this project. According the easy published on “Lancet” ,this project records the pressure statistics from 1975 to 2015.So far, it is  the largest and most completed research project in the field.

    The core of the data shows that, In the past 40 years, the numbers of hypertensive patient  have decreased in rich country , but increased in poor country. 

    In Europe,the proportion of hypertensive patients is lowest in the United Kingdom. And Globally,the proportion of hypertensive patients is lowest in South Korea, the United States and Canada.

    Living in Asia,China and India are the “hypertension country”.There are 2.26 hundred millions people suffer from hypertension in China and 2hundred millions in India.

     Professor Majid Ezzati from Imperial College London said, ‘After 1675,the cause of hypertension is mainly about the enhance of prosperity , but now is more related to poverty.’ He said that although we can not explain the reason for the high incidence of hypertension in poor countries, it can be argued that the health environment in the rich country is better, and people consume more fruits and vegetables.

    Blood pressure,is the pressure to vascular wall when blood flowing in vessels.It is the power that promotes the blood-flow within vessels.The elevation of blood pressure may increase the burden of heart to promote blood circulation in vessels.

    There are two kinds of blood pressure, systolic and diastolic blood pressure.The normal range are: systolic blood pressure 100-140 mm Hg, diastolic blood pressure 60-90 mm Hg mmHg. If blood pressure is continuous higher than 140/90 mmHg, it is hypertension.

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