High Blood Pressure threatens your health and quality of life

High Blood Pressure risks

When your blood pressure is too high for too long, it damages your blood vessels – and LDL (bad) cholesterol begins to accumulate along tears in your artery walls. This increases the workload of your circulatory system while decreasing its efficiency.

As a result, high blood pressure puts you at greater risk for developing life-changing and potentially life-threatening conditions.

high blood pressure can lead to:

Author
Neda Motameni, MD Dr. Neda Motameni completed her Internal Medicine residency at State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY. Board certified in Internal Medicine and licensed in Virginia, Maryland, Florida and California. Dr. Motameni's experience expands as a hospitalist, primary care and urgent care provider. She has years of experience in managing acute and chronic illnesses, minor trauma/injuries, laceration repair and more. She practices at Dalewood Medical Center, Woodbridge, VA and Internal Medicine Practice, Vienna, VA.

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