HYPERTENSION

Obesity, diabetes, smoking, stress/anxiety, genetics/family history, excessive alcohol use. There are also secondary causes for hypertension which your physician can discuss with you in detail which may require additional testing. 

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What Causes Hypertension?

How is Hypertension Diagnosed?

How is Hypertension Treated?

Having a blood pressure > 140/90.

  • Appropriate diet

  • Exercise

  • Weight loss

  • Alcohol reduction

  • Medications if needed