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Travelers with Hypertension

TRAVELERS WITH HYPERTENSION 2025 Nearly 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension People with high blood pressure are more likely to develop diabetes An estimated 1.5 billion adults will have hypertension by 2025 7/10 8/10 People who suffer from first heart attack have blood pressure People who suffer first stroke have high blood pressure TRAVEL TIPS High altitudes and sitting for long periods of time can worsen hypertension symptoms. Book an aisle seat to move around easily during the flight. Stand up, stretch, and move around the plane to avoid blood clots and swelling. Reduce pain and swelling by applying an ice pack to promote blood circulation. Stay hydrated and reduce alcohol consumption. Reduce sodium intake by avoiding salty foods and carbonated drinks that increase blood pressure and worsen swelling. Avoid grapefruits, oranges, and their juices, which can interact with blood pressure medications. Bring a sufficient supply of medications to last the duration of your trip. Always consult your doctor before traveling or flying. BLOOD PRESSURE LEVEL (mmHg) CATEGORY SYSTOLIC DIASTOLIC Normal less than 120 and less than 80 PreHypertension 120-139 80-89 or Stage1 Hypertension 140-159 or 90-99 160 100 Stage2 Hypertension or or higher or higher SYMPTOMS AND WARNING SIGNS TO WATCH OUT FOR DURING TRAVEL BLUR Migraine Fatigue or Confusion Blurriness in Vision Shortness of Breath Pain, Aching, or Pounding in Chest, Neck, or Ears Irregular pulse or heartbeat (more than 100 beats/minute or lower than 50 beats/minute) Blood in Urine USEFUL DEVICES FOR TRAVELING 9.78 01:14:22 * 142 Colories Blood pressure monitor Heart rate monitor Infographics by Take Precautions, Keep Your Blood Pressure Under Control VisitorsCoverage And You're Fit To Fly! Travel Insurance Solutions © Copyrights All Rights Reserved

Travelers with Hypertension

shared by Visitorscoverage on Jul 14
Travel tips for travelers traveling with hypertension or high blood pressure.




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