If you suffer from high blood pressure it is important that you know how to control and lower it. In this article our GP service in Costa del Sol for high blood pressure will go through tips and tricks to control your blood pressure and live a healthy life.
The ideal blood pressure is somewhere between 120/80 mmHg and 90/60 mmHg. If you have a reading somewhere between 140/90 or higher then you will have high blood pressure. However, if you're aged 80 or more then you're likely to have high blood pressure if it's 150/90 or higher.
High blood pressure can be caused by:
The good news is that some simple changes to your lifestyle can help to reduce your high blood pressure. However, some people might also need to take medication. If you're told you need to take medication it is likely to be because you could be at risk of having a stroke or a heart attack.
Here are some tips from our GP service in Costa del Sol for high blood pressure to reduce blood pressure:
You can take steps to help reduce your blood pressure today. This is regardless of whether you are taking any blood pressure medication. The great news is that if you make these changes as soon as possible you might avoid having to take medication.
If you can't lower your blood pressure by yourself it may be time to call our GP service in Costa del Sol for high blood pressure. An ambulance will go straight to your home to treat you.
The doctor will ask you to undergo some blood tests and a urine test. They will also ask you a few questions about your health. This is so that the can determine if you are at risk of developing any other health issues.
All of our doctors are very experienced in helping patients with high blood pressure. This means you can call our GP service in Costa del Sol knowing you're going to receive high-quality care from our experienced medical team.