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A human body condition in which the force of blood on the walls of the artery is consistently very high is called Hypertension. Usually, hypertension is estimated as blood pressure level above 140/90 and acknowledged as severe if the pressure level is above 180/120.
Hypertension and dental diseases are interconnected by inflammation which is an essential immune response of the body to an infection. Though inflammation is necessary over a while, it starts to affect the blood vessels, which results in increased blood pressure.
Apart from that, Various research studies have shown that people with an identified gum disease (periodontitis) are showing lesser response to their blood pressure medication than people with healthy gums. Another hypertension-related study has indicated that Patients with oral infections (periodontal gum disease) had elevated blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic) levels. People with gum disease were 20% less likely to achieve a "healthy" blood pressure range. These findings strengthen the hypothesis that periodontal infections may contribute to hypertension and other heart conditions (CVD).
Hypertension can lead to serious lifestyle challenges as listed below
Lifestyle Changes Required
Dental symptoms when you should contact the doctor
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