Hypertension means high blood pressure.
The following chart defines normal and abnormal blood pressure ranges.
|Normal||Elevated||Elevated = HTN||HTN Emergency|
Untreated and uncontrolled hypertension can lead to stroke, heart attack and other serious health conditions. It can cause damage to all organs such as, brain, eyes, skin, heart, kidneys and sexual dysfunction. It is important for all patients with hypertension to have an annual ECG and labs to monitor their health.
At Low Cost Health Clinics, healthcare providers will review your blood pressure and determine the necessary medication and lifestyle changes needed to help keep blood pressure controlled. If needed, referral to cardiology can be made.