As the heart beats, if the force of blood flow (blood pressure) through the arteries is too high, the artery walls become damaged, which can lead to heart complications. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics cardiologist Ramzi El Accaoui, M.D., says blood pressure consists of two numbers: an upper (systolic) number and a lower (diastolic) number.
HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart attacks and strokes so it's vital to keep it in check. Fortunately, diet offers an effective means of reducing a high reading. A 75p food
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a relatively common but manageable condition in cats. If left untreated, hypertension is a severe threat to the cat's health and can cause serious damage to the eyes, nervous system, kidneys and heart.
Managing bloodpressure is also the only way to treat hypertensive retinopathy. Fluid buildup under the retina (choroidopathy): This buildup of fluid under the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eyeball, results in distorted vision or, in some cases, scarring that impairs vision.