Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The SSG cares for 20,000 patients with high blood pressure in Salamanca

GTO Health System provides care for 20,000 Guanajuato residents in the Salamanca region due to a diagnosis of arterial hypertension.

According to information received from April 2022 to April 2023, in the health units of the Health Jurisdiction V Salamanca, about 20,000 patients go for medical tests for this condition, of which 7,899 went for a consultation in the last 60 days.

About 70% of women are between the ages of 50 and 75, while men occupy 30.8% and the highest age recorded with the disease is between 64 and 75 years.

Out of the total number of people, more than 17,200 have a record of BP (blood pressure) measurement in the past year, they often visit their doctor to control their disease.

67.4%, i.e. 11,611 patients, have controlled blood pressure levels below 140/90 due to frequent medical check-ups.

In turn, 32.6%, i.e. 5,604, suffer from high or uncontrolled blood pressure due to personal negligence in taking medicines, physical inactivity or unbalanced nutrition.

Similarly, 56.5% of patients who have visited health units for their blood pressure problems suffer from metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of a group of conditions that, together, predisposes the patient to suffer from diabetes, heart disease or stroke. increase the risk of ,

Treatment for high blood pressure usually involves lifestyle changes, such as a healthy diet, regular exercise, and not using alcohol or tobacco.

Health Systems reports that hypertension is a medical term that refers to high blood pressure.

Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. If your blood pressure is too high, it can damage the arteries and organs of the body over time.

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for many diseases, including heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes.

High blood pressure often has no symptoms, so it’s important to get your blood pressure checked regularly, especially if you have a family history of high blood pressure or other risk factors, such as being overweight, physically inactive, or drinking too much alcohol

The ssg cares for 20,000 patients with high blood pressure in salamanca

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