Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can lead to:

  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Heart Failure
  • Kidney disease
  • Vision loss
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Angina
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Many people with high blood pressure don’t even know they have it. High blood pressure develops slowly over time and can be related to many causes. High blood pressure cannot be cured. However, it can be managed very effectively through lifestyle changes and, when needed, medication.

Get your blood pressure checked regularly. Your blood pressure will be checked when you visit your doctor’s office, however, you can always drop by a clinic and get your blood pressure checked at any time during clinic hours. More information about high blood pressure can be found on the following websites:

American Heart Association

National Heart. Lung, and Blood Institute

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NOTE: The health information provided on this website is designed to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional before starting a new treatment or to answer questions about a medical condition.