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If you have been diagnosed with hypertension (also known as high blood pressure), you likely know the complications involved with the condition. You may be at higher risk for strokes, heart failure, heart attack, and / or kidney disease.We assist elderly patients with the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of hypertension. It is our goal at our Manteca geriatric health practice to help you lower your blood pressure, and protect your vital organs and your overall health.
There are several methods of treatment for hypertension, including:
- Lifestyle changes: Losing weight, quitting smoking, limiting or cutting out alcohol, improving your diet (such as by reducing the intake of salt), getting regular exercise, etc.
- Drug therapy: Beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, diuretics, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEs), etc.
Manteca Geriatric Health & Internal Medicine Services
When you come in to see our physician, Dr. Abdul W. Khan, we will find out if you have any other conditions or symptoms before making recommendations for treatment or prescribing medications. Give of friendly staff a call now at (209) 824-1230!