High blood pressure can lead to life-threatening events like a heart attack or stroke. Get your blood pressure checked today with Dr. Juarez-Uribe at Cardiology Medical Clinic of Chula Vista in Chula Vista, California. He can take your blood pressure and help you find treatment solutions. Call the clinic or make an appointment online today to get checked.
Blood pressure is found by determining the amount of blood being pumped from your heart and the amount of resistance from your arteries. If your arteries have smaller pathways, it’ll cause stress on your heart and is called high blood pressure, or hypertension.
Your blood pressure is regularly checked during your exam at Cardiology Medical Clinic, and the team monitors your progress. It’s important to stay up-to-date on your appointments because many times high blood pressure doesn’t exhibit any symptoms.
There are two different causes of high blood pressure:
This high blood pressure slowly develops over time and there is no apparent cause for the increase.
Secondary hypertension is caused by other conditions that lead to high blood pressure, for example:
This type of high blood pressure can come on suddenly and should be checked as soon as possible.
It’s important to see Dr. Juarez-Uribe because high blood pressure can lead to serious health risks such as:
There are many risks associated with high blood pressure. It’s important to stay on top of it and work with Dr. Juarez-Uribe to keep it down.
Dr. Juarez-Uribe can help work with you to reach your blood pressure goals. It’s important to make these lifestyle changes:
If these lifestyle changes don’t bring down your high blood pressure Dr. Juarez-Uribe may prescribe medication to help bring it down.
Call Cardiology Medical Clinic of Chula Vista to see if Dr. Juarez-Uribe can help find solutions for your high blood pressure.