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Hypertension(Elevated blood pressure)

2021-06-17T14:50:23+00:00June 17th, 2021|blog|

Hypertension(Elevated blood pressure) Hypertension: Stage 1 – Systolic 130 to 139 mmHg or diastolic 80 to 89 mmHg Stage 2 – Systolic at least 140 mmHg or diastolic at least 90 mmHg Risk factors for hypertension Age: the older we are the risk increases Family history:having a parent or sibling with hypertension increases the risk

Annual exams= Preventive visits

2021-06-17T14:48:10+00:00June 17th, 2021|blog|

Most insurance companies allow a yearly annual/preventive exam at no cost for the patient. This visits are mainly focus on preventive measures trying to identify problems in the early stages. Depending on your age and sex the doctor will discuss the need for: Breast cancer Screening Colon cancer screening Tobacco use Immunizations Depression screening Cervical

HYPERLIPIDEMIA=HIGH CHOLESTEROL

2021-06-17T14:47:08+00:00June 17th, 2021|blog|

Having an increase level of cholesterol increases your risk of cardiovascular disease(heart attack, stroke) but is not that simple. There are several risk factors for cardiovascular disease, in primary care we focus in those factors that we can modify, like smoking, diet, exercise, blood pressure and cholesterol level. Once we have a fasting cholesterol level

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