Hypertension Services In Dallas, Tx
One in every three adults in the United States has high blood pressure or hypertension. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can be dangerous for patients if it isn’t managed properly. As a board-certified family physician, Dr. Quiroz provides hypertension-management services to all patients.
Dr. Quiroz at Splendor of Youth provides a variety of medical treatments and guidance to implement the healthy lifestyle changes required to reduce high blood pressure. Contact the bilingual team at their Dallas office today by phone or online to learn more about treatment options. We are conveniently located in the far north Dallas area, in Richardson Tx.
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What Is Hypertension?
Hypertension means you have high blood pressure in your arterial walls. This pressure is essential to help blood circulate but too much can damage arteries, veins, and vessels throughout your body.
Although your pressure level fluctuates daily, consistently high blood pressure can lead to severe health complications, including blood clots and atherosclerosis.
Hypertension could cause:
- Damage your kidneys
- Increase your risk of stroke
- Make you more vulnerable to suffering from a heart attack
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What causes hypertension?
Hypertension doesn’t have an exact cause, but one or more of the following factors can increase your chances of a high blood pressure diagnosis:
- A family history of hypertension
- Excessive alcohol and tobacco use
- Obesity or being overweight
- Narrow and stiff arterial walls due to aging
Medical conditions like kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes, or hormone imbalances can lead to high blood pressure, too. Through expert diagnostic care, Dr. Quiroz identifies the precise methods you can use to prevent and treat hypertension.
What are the symptoms of hypertension?
Experts refer to hypertension as the “silent killer” because when you begin to notice the symptoms, it’s too late — you already have high blood pressure. In some cases, no symptoms are identifiable.
Contact the team at Splendor of Youth immediately if you experience one or more of the following symptoms of hypertension:
- Chest pain
- Severe headaches
- Unexplained fatigue
- Vision issues
- Shortness of breath
- Extreme sweating and anxiety
These signs and symptoms indicate that you could have a dangerously high blood pressure of 180/120 mm Hg or higher. This stage of hypertension is a hypertensive crisis and a potentially life-threatening condition.
How Do We Treat Hypertension?
Your treatment plan to bring your blood pressure down generally consists of several things, including lifestyle changes. When you sit down with Dr. Quiroz, you will work together to create a custom plan that fits your lifestyle and needs. Some of the typical high blood pressure treatments include:
- Losing weight
- Avoiding alcohol
- Decreasing your sodium intake
- Getting more fiber
- Exercising regularly
- Natural supplements
Dr. Quiroz our hypertension specialist in Dallas and will work with you to develop effective approaches to manage your high blood pressure. To learn more about what you can do to treat hypertension, call or go book an appointment online with the bilingual team at Splendor of Youth.