Hypertension can be prevented by making healthy choices and managing other health conditions that persistently promote pressure in blood vessels. If you have been diagnosed with Hypertension, you can work with our Consultants who have the expertise to treat hypertension and help you effectively control the condition.
Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood pumped by the heart against the amount of blood flows through the blood vessels (arteries). Hypertension (also called high blood pressure) develops when blood experiences interruption in its flow through the arteries. If blood pressure gets too high or persists, it can lead to various health complications including stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure. Hypertension is classified into two types:
There are several factors involved to affect blood pressure; some of them are:
Most people who have high blood pressure do not show symptoms until they visit a healthcare provider or have their blood pressure checked. The best way to know if blood pressure is high is through regular check-ups that can be performed at home or clinic. When blood pressure reaches a dangerously high level, there are certain symptoms to look out for:
If you have been bothered by any of these listed symptoms, we encourage you to see a trusted health-care practitioner for proper diagnosis and treatment, as it will help control the condition as well as prevent a risk of other possible health problems. Because hypertension often goes unnoticed, it is possible that people might develop other health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, eye problems, and chronic kidney diseases without knowing they have high blood pressure.
At American Hospital Dubai, we offer detection, evaluation, and management of Hypertension. We have on-board a number of Consultants who have expertise in treating all types of high blood pressure through personalized treatment plans tailored to match every patient’s individual needs, including:
The goal of our treatment is to bring down and maintain blood pressure in order to minimize the risk of developing other health problems.
If your blood pressure turns out to be higher than normal, you should book an appointment online with your primary care practitioner at American Hospital Dubai for the proper hypertension diagnosis and treatment.
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