perlman clinic blog: What is high blood pressure and how is it treated?

This article was written for the Perlman Clinic website blog. An excerpt of the article can be read below, and the rest of the piece can be found on the Perlman Clinic website (linked). All content owned/created by Kate Weaver.

High blood pressure is one of the most common conditions seen in the field of cardiology. A certain amount of pressure is needed to adequately pump your blood through your arteries to your vital organs. If this pressure is too high, the strain on your arteries can eventually lead to stroke, heart attack, and heart failure.

There are many factors that contribute to high blood pressure such as gender, race, age, chronic health conditions, diet, stress and genetics. High blood pressure is typically diagnosed in men over the age of 45 and women over 55. While HBP may run in families and be exacerbated by other health conditions, there are many ways you can manage and even avoid it altogether…

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