Hypertension

your blood pressure was noted to be high in the ER. There are many possible causes for increased blood pressure. Isolated increased blood pressures are not treated emergently when there are no associated symptoms. You need to recheck your blood pressure with your primary doctor or a clinic within the week. In some cases you may need to begin medication to treat your blood pressure. Overtime, untreated high blood pressure can cause major health problems such as heart attack and stroke.

 

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