High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a widespread condition in the United States. Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure.
High blood pressure is a widespread condition in the United States. Know as the "Silent Killer."
We treat high blood pressure.
High Blood Pressure is known for targeting your circulatory system (blood flow), which can directly increase your risk of heart disease. Blood pressure and associated heart diseases can fly under the radar without apparent symptoms.
Leading MD’s expert physicians and practitioners can monitor you regularly so that you can get your blood pressure to an optimal level. Keep your blood pressure under control is an essential step in living a healthier and more positive life.
Book with Leading MDs online or call us to schedule an appointment for our providers to review your blood pressure concerns. It is fast and simple to request your appointment online or over the phone.
Health Quick Check
If you answered yes to any of these questions and felt these questions effect your ability to live a healthy life. Speak with a member of our team today.
What is high blood pressure (hypertension)?
Hypertension is when your blood pressure is higher than sustainable use. The blood pressure force of blood flowing through your blood vessels results is consistently too high.
High blood pressure is a chronic, often slow-forming condition. Not treating high blood pressure often leads to excessive pressure against your arterial walls with each pump of your heart.
Overstimulation and difficulty pumping blood within your circulatory system can cause severe health issues. It is essential to address high blood pressure in the beginning advances of the disease.
You can develop high blood pressure if:
Other Medical Causes
Birth control pills, certain medicines, excessive intake of caffeinated drinks, chronic kidney disease, and thyroid problems are other causes of high blood pressure. These medical conditions can change how the body handles sodium and fluids.
Some medicines like amphetamines can cause an increase in blood pressure.
Does high blood pressure cause symptoms?
There are many chance symptoms that many believe to be associated with high blood pressure, though, including headaches, nosebleeds, dizziness, a flush face, and fatigue. People with high blood pressure may experience many of these symptoms, but they just as often in those with normal blood pressure
The most important lesson to learn about high blood pressure is that it causes no obvious symptoms until it’s dangerously high. With no apparent signs monitoring your blood pressure is incredibly significant to living a healthy life.
Your blood pressure should remain below 120/80 mm Hg. Blood pressure can be considered high if it’s anywhere between 120/80 mm Hg to 140/90 mm Hg.
A health tip is that it is unlikely to know if you have high blood pressure – unless you take a blood pressure reading.
Blood pressure might start causing some symptoms if it’s over 180/120 mm Hg. This condition, known as a hypertensive emergency crisis, can lead to:
At Leading MDs, we will take your blood pressure every time you visit one of our clinics. We will keep track of your blood pressure readings. As we monitor your high blood pressure, we can better treat your high blood pressure before the blood pressure becomes more dangerous.
Learn to manage your blood pressure
If Hypertension or High Blood pressure is left for too long without treatment or changes in your lifestyle, or with a severe case, it can damage the brain and cause symptoms such as headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, restlessness, and blurred vision. In rare cases, it can even cause brain swelling, which can lead to drowsiness and coma.
Eating right and high blood pressure
Eating is essential to preventive care with maintaining a healthy body.
Leading MDs can help you to lose weight and while teaching you about healthy eating habits. Our specialist will help you with dietary and nutrition planning to ensure you’re eating the right foods. If your blood pressure is continuing to rise or if it’s just not coming down after months of making lifestyle changes, you might need hypertension medications.
Leading MDs internal medicine providers will help your condition by providing the best possible high blood pressure medication for your specific needs. Selecting the proper medicine is vital since they all work differently. These medications can flush out excess fluid buildup, open up blood vessels or help relax blood vessels. The Leading MD team always works diligently to ensure you reach a controlled blood pressure with expiated results.
High blood pressure and age
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hypertension is a chronic medical condition that affects one in three adults in the US, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Experts all agree that hypertension is simply unavoidable as a person ages. As you hit the 55 age mark, you become 90% susceptible to hypertension. Moreover, sustained hypertension for an extended period can put you at risk of coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, stroke, and hypertensive heart disease.
Most people find out about hypertension only when they suffer a heart attack or get a medical check-up done.
It does not matter what age you are we take pride in senior care and understand there can be extra steps – involved for our geriatric patients. Book an appointment with a leading MD’s provider to review your blood pressure concerns. It is fast and simple to request your appointment online or over the phone.
Call us at (623) 295-1190 if you have concerns about your blood pressure.
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