High Blood Pressure AKA The Silent Killer: Ways To Manage High Blood Pressure

When the force of the blood flowing through your blood vessels is consistently too high, you have high blood pressure. High blood pressure leads to serious health problems such as: heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and more.

High blood pressure often has no signs or symptoms so it is highly important for you to check your blood pressure to determine if you have high blood pressure.

taking blood pressureBlood Pressure Readings

Low Blood Pressure90 or less /60 or less
Normal Range120-91 /80-61
High Blood Pressure179-130/119-81
Consult your doctor immediately  180+/120+

Risk Factors

Some of the risk factors for high blood pressure include:

Ways To Manage High Blood Pressure while there is no cure for high blood pressure, medication and lifestyle changes to manage blood pressure can help reduce the risk of serious health problems. A few ways to manage your high blood pressure are:

The longer your high blood pressure goes uncontrolled, the greater the damage. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to serious complicationsA diagnosis of high blood pressure must be confirmed by a medical professional. Apex Medical Center’s providers want to help you manage your high blood pressure.

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