September 19, 2019
Hypertension – Know Your Blood Pressure with Dr. Niraj Pandit

Hypertension – Know Your Blood Pressure with Dr. Niraj Pandit


– Healthbreak is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, The Region’s Fastest ER Wait Times. – Hypertension is high blood pressure and over time it causes the
arteries to calcify and harden, leading to heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Niraj Pandit says, that’s why hypertension must be treated. – The first thing we try to do is to put them on medications
to try to get their blood pressure down rather quickly when at the same time, I always discuss lifestyle management, lifestyle changes, exercise, diet, low salt
intake, weight loss, decreased alcohol intake,
all of those things will decrease blood pressure. – The most important thing is
to know your blood pressure. – They can come in and get a consultation and figure out whether they
have high blood pressure and if they do, we can start treatment and start helping them out
as quickly as possible. – For more information,
call Consult-A-Nurse. – Healthbreak was brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, The Region’s Fastest ER Wait Times.

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