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Blood pressure change throughout one's lifetime

Blood pressure changes with age.
Does blood pressure increase with age? It's common for your blood pressure to increase as you age. That's because as you get older, the walls of the arteries become atherosclerotic, that is, less elastic, and clogged with buildup from fats and lipids. But there is an exception, as some South American primitive people, they seldom eat salt, in their lives, their blood pressure is almost unchanged.

Blood pressure changes with the seasons.
The temperature is cold in winter, causing vasoconstriction, causing increased blood pressure. Summer temperatures rise, the body will be sweating, loss of body fluid, blood volume reduction, blood pressure drop. Generally speaking, the blood pressure is higher in winter and lower in summer, which is the law of blood pressure change throughout the year.


Winter is the season when people easily get cardiovascular diseases, and for the elderly, they should pay particular attention to controlling their blood pressure in winter.

Shift of Migratory Bird Type -- is conducive to hypertension patients.
There are more patients with hypertension in the north and less in the south. Especially in the northern winter, the occurrence of stroke that is too much, occurred one after another, some hospital ambulance is very busy, to rescue people, mostly in patients with cerebral infarction. As the northern winter is relatively cold, causing blood vessels to contract, causing blood pressure to rise.
Go to the south in winter.
You are a hypertensive patient, if you have the conditions to live in the South in the winter, this is a good idea. But you have to pay attention, if you suddenly go from South to North by plane, your drug dosage should be adjusted, meaning lower your dosage of the drug under a warm environment in the South, while in the North the cold environment your drug dosage more. In other words, your drug dose should be increased in the North, otherwise your blood pressure may be increased if excessive increase, may have a stroke, cerebral infarction and cerebrovascular disease. Conversely, if you are from the North to the South, drug dose reduced.

Blood pressure changes during the day.
how blood pressure changes during the day ?
Blood pressure drops at night, and the blood pressure rises during the day. Blood pressure changes during the day and at night have a rhythm. The rhythm of blood pressure in normal healthy people is two peaks and one valley. Blood pressure fluctuations at a high level during the day, from 8 p.m, the blood pressure gradually decreased, until 2 a.m -- 3 a.m to the lowest point. Morning blood pressure increased, after getting up in the morning (at 6 o'clock) sharp rise in blood pressure, about 8 a.m -- 9 a.m reached the peak, and continued volatility at higher levels of blood pressure, there was a second peak to 4 a.m – 6 a.m in the afternoon, then gradually decline.

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