Thursday, April 18 2024 - 9:37 AM


Answer the questions below

1. Hypertension is the natural result of the heart trying to pump blood through restricted blood cells.

2. A blood pressure reading of 120/80 is the ideal adult blood pressure.

3. Which of the following is NOT a contributing factor to essential hypertension? (Select ONLY one)

4. Select the line item which IS a major factor in controlling hypertension? (Select ONLY one)

5. Sodium/salt intake should be reduced to 1 teaspoon per day to reduce essential hypertension.

6. Diet and rest are the best lifestyle changes for treating hypertension.

7. Medications help to control hypertension to protect from strokes, but cannot cure it.

8. Strokes and heart attacks are the most common complications of hypertension.

9. Alcoholic drinks should be limited to 5 or 6 drinks per day.

10. Americans consume 2-4 teaspoonfuls of salt per day, 10-20 times more than the body needs.

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