High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common disease that occurs when the pressure against the arterial wall is too high. Hypertension can result in serious health complications if untreated.

Common risk factors for developing high blood pressure include

  • Age
  • Race
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Family history
  • Excess sodium consumption
  • Excess alcohol consumption
  • Lack of exercise
  • Stress

A SwiftMD house call takes place in your home and involves a very detailed medical history, the doctor will be better able to determine what genetic and lifestyle factors might be contributing to your high blood pressure. They will also provide a comprehensive treatment plan to manage your hypertension which may include recommendations for diet modifications and exercise.

If they deem it necessary your doctor may prescribe medications to manage your high blood pressure. At the doctors’ discretion, they may also draw blood and send it to the lab for further testing or refer you to a specialist for further evaluation.

Book a doctor house call with a SwiftMD, if you have concerns about your blood pressure.

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