Your thesis statement could include something along the lines of…..The onset of hypertension is more common among elderly people in the United States due to noncompliance issues with taking prescription medication.
The Hypertension among Elderly People in the United States
Hypertension among the aged individuals in the United States of America is increasing at an alarming rate. It is also among the leading causes of death in this age group. Primarily, marital status, physical inactivity, bad dietary habits, smoking, drinking alcohol as well as body mass index are key risk factors linked to the high prevalence of this illness. Various prevention measures aimed at the variable risk factors exist and can help reduce the number of deaths caused by this disease among this age group. These include eating healthy as well as exercising. Again, since hypertension is a significant and asymptomatic persistent disease, it needs optimal control and constant adherence to prescribed drugs to minimize the danger of renal, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular illness. However, hypertension among the elderly patients poses an administrative dilemma to specialists of cardiovascular as well as other healthcare practitioners. In addition, given the broad adoption of many medication strategies, aimed at subgroups of hypertensive people with particular risk conditions to reduce blood pressure (BP) beyond conventional objectives, hard questions crop up regarding the way hostile elderly patients can be handled.
Generally, the prevalence of hypertension among the aged in the United States of America has not significantly changed during the last ten years. However, the management of the condition continues to get better. Differences in the prevalence of hypertension and management continue among the majority of the population groups appraised. Though rates of management have continued to reflect progress, more time is required to whether the country will achieve the Healthy People twenty-twenty objective of over sixty percent. Notably, certain subgroups of individuals suffering from hypertension portray even lesser rates of blood pressure management. This indicates a need for interventions that cover the people and center on subgroups that are susceptible.