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How primary care doctor in Brooklyn manages hypertension in Brooklyn and surroundings.

Hypertension Management Brooklyn
Apr 04, 2024 446 views

Hypertension may seem like a simple health condition. This silent killer can cause severe issues such as heart attack, stroke or even kidney failure. Live Well Medical Care PC offers hypertension management at their clinic. We will discuss hypertension and how our doctors effectively manage this condition. 

Who is at risk of developing hypertension?

You are at risk of suffering from high blood pressure if-

  • Any of your family member has hypertension
  • You are an
  • older citizen
  • Have overweight or obesity
  • Follow unhealthy diet such as consuming excessive salt and saturated fats etc.
  • High cholesterol 
  • Have potassium deficiency
  • Deal with a lot of stress
  • Little to no physical activity

What are the symptoms of hypertension?

Do you know why hypertension is called silent killer? It’s because this condition does not show any symptoms in the early phase. However, when the blood pressure increases to a high level, you may experience the following symptoms.

  • Severe headache
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Chest pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Ear buzzing and so on.

How does Primary Care in Brooklyn help you manage hypertension?

Live Well Medical Care PC offers screening and managing high blood pressure in Brooklyn. If you are suffering from this health issue, get appointment now. We also offer walk in appointment.  

Here’s how we help manage high blood pressure of our patients.

Screening and Diagnosis

Our primary internal doctors check patients' vital signs, such as blood pressure, blood sugar, etc. It is checked regardless of whether they show any hypertension symptoms. We examine previous medical records, family medical history, and lifestyle data to determine the causes of high blood pressure. Apart from these, we do screening and diagnosis of cholesterol, diabetes, and other factors that can trigger the level of this condition.

Preventive Care

We offer preventive care to ensure blood pressure remains controlled at the initial stage. For that, we check the medical history and check on the medicines. We also provide lifestyle guidance. We suggest foods to avoid for managing this condition. and We also recommend exercising on regular basis. Stress is a major factor in influencing blood pressure. That’s why we counsel them to reduce their stress and stay mentally healthy.

Medication Management

It is not always possible to control blood pressure with just healthy lifestyle choices. Our primary care doctor in Brooklyn prescribes medicines depending on the patient’s condition. We evaluate the existing medicines before prescribing new medicines. If our doctor feels the patients have chance for strokes or the hypertension is at a higher stage, we refer them to specialists who can provide them with proper treatment.

Collaboration and Referrals

Our internal doctors have connections with specialists. If our primary care physicians identify severe health condition they refer patients to trained professionals. We collaborate with experts to book appointments. We give the specialists the patient's comprehensive medical history to make the treatment process smooth.

Regular Monitoring and Follow Up

We encourage patients to maintain regular followup. We explain to them the importance of regular monitoring of their health status. On our followup appointments, we evaluate the effectiveness of the prescribed medicines and check for any side effects caused by the medicines. We change the prescribed doses based on new reports.

Live Well Medical Care PC

Live Well Medical Care PC is best primary care service provider in Brooklyn, New York. Our certified primary care doctors have experience treating various types of chronic diseases including hypertension. We are accessible to people from different cultural backgrounds in Brooklyn. Our internal medicine doctors are proficient in multiple languages. 

 If you are in Brooklyn make an appointment now! We are open to both walk in and same day appointments.

FAQs

How can we prevent hypertension?

Hypertension is preventable condition through lifestyle changes. You can avoid eating oily and greasy food, decrease salt intake, and exercise regularly to maintain weight. Also quitting smoking and alcohol consumption can be the best decision. Most importantly proper sleep cycle should be maintained.

Can hypertension be genetic?

Yes, hypertension has connection with genetic elements. A close family member such as parents having high blood pressure creates high possibility for children to get that at any phase of their life.

What are the complications of hypertension?

Complications of elevated blood pressure include heart disease, stroke, dementia, kidney damage, loss of vision and many other critical health conditions.

Which food is to avoid for high BP?

Usually, to control high BP you have to avoid containing excess salt, fatty food like sugar and oily food. We suggest to avoid caffeine and alcohol.

Which fruit lower blood pressure?

Fruits such as apple, mango, watermelon, banana, raisin, avocado, grape, and berry are great for decreasing blood pressure.

How is hypertension diagnosed?

Healthcare professionals diagnose this condition by screening blood pressure. For accurate results multiple readings are often taken from both arms in different positions.

Can dehydration cause high blood pressure?

Dehydration can be a cause of this condition. Lack of water narrows blood vessels and increase blood pressure.

What are the potential complications of untreated high blood pressure?

Individuals may not realize they have high blood pressure. It can cause severe health conditions if not treated. Heart attack, stroke, kidney damage, and vision loss are just a few examples. Primary doctors screen and manage hypertension to reduce risk health issues.

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