When someone has a higher blood pressure than normal, his face flushes because his facial blood vessels dilate, according to the American Heart Association. Blood vessels dilate to allow the extra blood to flow through m... More »

A treatment plan that covers both hypertension and hyperlipdemia includes a healthy diet, regular exercise, and medications to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association. A goo... More »

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Signs and symptoms of an impending stroke include drooping or numbness on one side of the face, weakness or numbness in one arm, and trouble speaking, states the American Heart Association. A person who is about to exper... More »

The direction a toilet flushes isn't determined by which side of the equator it's located. Water flow and toilet design causes the water to flow clockwise or counterclockwise. More »

Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries in the lungs, according to the American Heart Association. This refers to the amount of force the heart requires to move blood through the arteries that provi... More »

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A blood pressure reading of 150 over 100 millimeters of mercury indicates that a person may have severe hypertension, according to Mayo Clinic. A physician takes at least two-to-three blood pressure readings before she d... More »

High systolic blood pressure accompanied by normal diastolic pressure is called isolated systolic hypertension, which is possibly caused by artery stiffness, heart valve problems or hyperthyroidism, according to Mayo Cli... More »