Hypertension(Elevated blood pressure)


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

Sedentary life style

Increase Sodium consumption

Increase alcohol consumption


Having uncontrolled hypertension can cause complications like:

Congestive heart failure

Heart attacks


Renal failure

Blindness, etc

PREVENTION is the key to control the elevated blood pressure and to avoid complications.

We will focus on preventive measures, monitoring , therapy and continues reevaluation

Here are some resources to facilitate improvements in your life

American Heart Association(AHA) recommendation for DASH diet(add diet)

Being more active

Add more vegetables and fruit to your diet