Improving quality of life for seniors and elderly adults with hypertension throughout New York City including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Nassau County.
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to a fatal outcome if not treated. Hypertension can be a silent disease, but if left uncontrolled put you at increased risk for heart attack and stroke. Warning signs can include headaches, shortness of breath and nosebleeds. About 1 out of 3 adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, only 54% have their hypertension out of control. Luckily, it is easy to detect by measuring your blood pressure during a routine doctor visit and treat with medication.
High blood pressure is also associated and present with other conditions. Hypertension could also be caused by underlying conditions such as: