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High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition that can increase your risk of heart and vascular problems. We will work with you to create an individualized plan to control your blood pressure and improve your health.
Your blood pressure is comprised of two measurements.
120/80 is considered normal blood pressure. 130/80 or above is considered high blood pressure.
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High blood pressure usually doesn’t cause symptoms, but having it can increase your risk of heart attack, kidney failure, or stroke.
Risk factors include:
Work with our heart and vascular specialists to learn how to reduce your blood pressure. They will provide guidance, education, and support and may recommend the following: