Did you know that one in three American adults has high blood pressure? Because there are no symptoms, many people have this condition for years without knowing they have this “silent killer.” Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to:
With high blood pressure, the arteries may have an increased resistance against the flow of blood, causing the heart to pump harder to circulate the blood. The normal blood pressure range is from 130/85 to 110/75.
At your local Family Medical Center, we provide skilled diagnosis, individual treatment plans and thorough follow-up care through our compassionate doctors. We can monitor and treat high blood pressure, as well as look for secondary causes. We also have access to the state-of-the-art equipment and highly-trained specialists at UAMS if your condition is more serious.
Please contact your local clinic to learn more about our services for hypertension.