Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a medical condition where the blood pressure is chronically elevated. According to the national guidelines, hypertension is defined as a blood pressure remaining above 130/80mm Hg. Persistent hypertension is one of the risk factors for strokes, heart attacks, heart failure and arterial aneurysm, and is the leading cause of chronic renal failure.
Kidney and Hypertension Specialists assist in the management of therapy to help control hypertension prolonging the need for the onset of dialysis and reducing the risk for other diseases.
With proper care and attention the hypertension can be controlled and your lifestyle can be improved. Our healthcare providers are specially trained and equipped to identify the causes of your high blood pressure and develop a program to help you control it.