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What is Hypertension Management at Tri-County Medical Clinic?
The physicians at Tri-County Medical Clinic are not only primary care providers, but geriatric specialists as well- meaning they are equipped with additional training and expertise in the screening, diagnosis, prevention, and monitoring of chronic diseases in older adults, to include hypertension. Our specialists screen for high blood pressure at every and each medical visit.
High blood pressure is a major contributor to a cardiovascular disease. Almost half of the people with hypertension do not have it under control. High blood pressure , if left uncontrolled and without proper management, can result in congestive heart failure, kidney failure, coronary artery disease, or a stroke. Primary Care Practitioners serve as your first line of defense against high blood pressure and are the ones who are responsible for diagnosis majority of hypertension cases.
What is Included in Hypertension Management at Tri-County Medical Clinic?
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The geriatric providers at Tri-County Medical Clinic specialize, based on family history and certain risk factors, in identifying patients who are at higher risk for developing hypertension in the future and then assuring proper and effective blood pressure management in order to prevent and minimize the possibility of a chronic disease. Since any patient with blood levels above the normal range presents a risk for hypertension, our physicians screen for high blood pressure at every medical visit. A BP reading of 130/80 or less is optimal.
Our family care and geriatric physicians - highly skilled experts in hypertension treatment and management- take time to listen, offer the best care possible, and treat our patients like family.
Tri-County Medical Clinic is a family and a geriatric medicine practice- we take care of your whole family, from children to the elderly. We make it as easy and accessible for our patients as possible; we screen for high blood pressure at every and each medical visit to not only assure timely and correct diagnosis, but to maximize prevention of chronic hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
Improved Health Outcomes
High blood pressure is a massive contributor to a cardiovascular disease and presents a substantial risk factor for heart disease, kidney failure, and stroke. Efficient and successful management of high blood pressure is key to prevention of cardiovascular disease. The geriatric specialists at Tri-County Medical Clinic make disease prevention the center of their medical approach and pride themselves on their capability to improve patients' health outcomes and quality of life.
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Hypertension Management at Tri-County Medical Clinic
The exam includes a review of family and medical history, review of medications, as well as the patient’s lifestyle. If the levels are elevated it is recommended for the patient to monitor and record their blood pressure at home twice daily for seven consecutive days. If the levels continue to be high at the follow-up visit, our physicians design and discuss a treatment plan with the goal of getting the blood pressure under control. Depending on the severity of the hypertension and the patient’s individual risk factors involved, the treatment plan might start with behavioral and lifestyle modifications. The behavioral and lifestyle modifications alone can result in a significant improvement or even completely normalize the blood levels. However, if the lifestyle modifications alone are not sufficient to control the elevated blood pressure levels, prescription medication intervention will be the next step.
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About Hypertension Management at Tri-County Medical Clinic
High blood pressure is a major contributor to a cardiovascular disease. Quiet often, it goes unnoticed and it is left uncontrolled. The primary care physicians at Tri-County Medical Clinic specialize in identifying , based on a family history and patient’s individual risk factors , the patients who are at risk for developing hypertension in the future. As specialist with geriatric certifications, our physicians make disease prevention the center of their medical approach. Patients at Tri-County Medical Clinic are screened for high blood pressure at every and each medical visit. If the readings are abnormal, physicians evaluate further and design and discuss a treatment plan. Effective two-way communication is fostered between our providers and the patients to assure compliance and a successful treatment tailored to the individual patient’s needs.
Frequently Asked Questions.
What are Risk Factors for Hypertension?
Risk factors for hypertension include family history of high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, lack of physical activity, poor diet (especially one high in sodium), excess tobacco and alcohol consumption.
Do I Have to Take Medication if I Have High Blood Pressure?
No, you do not always have to take medication if you have high blood pressure. If the hypertension is mild and in early stages, lifestyle and behavioral modifications alone can be very effective in normalizing blood pressure.
What is Considered Normal Blood Pressure Reading?
Blood pressure readings below 120/80 mm Hg are considered normal and within range.
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