Currently, in Japan, there are 40 million people with high blood pressure and 30 million people with nasal cholesterolemia. Indeed, there are a huge number of sick people. In the case of high blood pressure or hypercholesterolemia, there is a standard value, and if it exceeds a certain level, it is a value that is diagnosed as a disease.

In the case of blood pressure, the systolic blood pressure of 140 mmhg and the diastolic blood pressure of 90 mmhg are the standard values.

In 1998, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare surveyed the national blood pressure threshold to be 160/95 mmHg or higher. But in 2000, for no apparent reason, the threshold was dropped to 140/90 mmhg. When the 1998 standard is applied, there are 16 million Japanese with hypertension, but when the new standard is applied, 3,700 people will become hypertensive.

In addition, in the metabolic syndrome screening started in 2008, among adults aged 19-64 with diabetes or kidney disease, the treatment target was lowered to a blood pressure of 130/80 mmHg or higher.

In fact, over 90% of high blood pressure has an unknown cause. There is no actual data yet to prove that lowering blood pressure reduced mortality or reduced diseases such as heart disease and stroke.

As you become an adult, your arteries become hardened with aging, which weakens the ability to flow blood. Therefore, our body tries to raise blood pressure as we age. This is to deliver blood to the brain and to every corner of the hands and feet. If you drop this state with drugs, your perception will become dull or your body will stumble.

A Finnish research team followed 521 men and women between the ages of 75 and 85 who did not take antihypertensive drugs. survival rate was poor. Nevertheless, in Japan, if the systolic blood pressure exceeds 130mmhg, it is dangerous and recommends medicine.

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