As you can learn by watching this video, having an ideal blood pressure is a significant step in taking control of your health. This video explains what an ideal blood pressure reading is and briefly discusses a couple of measures you can take to achieve it.
If you have high blood pressure, or hypertension, it means that your blood exerts a higher than usual force against your artery walls. High blood pressure may be an indicator of another cardiovascular problem, such as damage to the blood vessel walls, the formation of blood clots, or the buildup of plaque, which is a condition known as atherosclerosis. Since high blood pressure can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke, it’s important to know your numbers. Visit your local heart hospital today to learn about important strategies for attaining an ideal blood pressure.
Oak Hill Hospital offers comprehensive heart care services to residents of Brooksville and Spring Hill. Call our heart hospital at (888) 741-5120 to ask a registered nurse about our diagnostic and treatment options.