Write short notes on hypertension and antherosclerosis

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These are the two diseases of circulatory system:
  • Hypertension

    • Normal blood pressure − 120/80 [120 mm Hg − systolic and 80 mm Hg − diastolic]
    • If blood pressure of an individual comes out to be equal to or more than 140/90, then we say that he suffers from high blood pressure or hypertension.
    • It affects heart, kidneys, brain, and other vital organs.
  • Atherosclerosis

    • Also called Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • In this disease, the blood vessels supplying blood to heart muscles are blocked by deposits of calcium, fat, cholesterol, or fibrous tissues.

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