Question

Which one of the following statements is correct regarding blood pressure?

A

mm Hg is considered as high and requires treatment.

B

mm Hg is considered ideal blood pressure.

C

mm Hg makes one very active.

D

mm Hg may harm vital organs like brain and kidney.

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Correct option is D)

The normal range of blood pressure is 120/80. Blood pressure higher than this leads to hypertension. High blood pressure affects the walls of arteries that carry the blood to the vital organs and cause the tear in the walls.
Bad cholesterol from bloodstream gets trapped in the torn walls and starts building there thus narrowing the arteries wall. When the proper amount of blood can’t move through a blocked artery, it causes damage to the tissue or organ. it’s supposed to reach. When a larger blockage of blood to the brain occurs, it’s called a stroke. If parts of the brain can’t get the oxygen they receive from blood, cells begin to die. High blood pressure damage the larger blood vessels can lead to kidney failure. Thus, the correct answer is option D.

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