High Blood Pressure in San Jose

Are you or your loved one suffering from High Blood Pressure in San Jose?

 

     High Blood Pressure, also known as Hypertension, is a condition that is commonly misunderstood. Some might think that the reason their loved one is experiencing such a condition is because they are hot-headed or stressed most of the time. We need to understand that High Blood Pressure does not have anything to do with a person’s personality traits; someone can be a calm and relaxed person but still have the condition. So what causes High Blood Pressure? High Blood Pressure can be caused by another health problem like thyroid disorder, kidney problems, or birth defects. . . it can also develop through time which is greatly influenced by our lifestyle choices and diet.

 

     For those experiencing High Blood Pressure in San Jose, understand that it is called “the silent killer” because it has NO symptoms, so you may not be aware that you are damaging your arteries, heart and other organs. But even if High Blood Pressure doesn’t have symptoms, there is still a way to check if your Blood Pressure is elevated.

 

     Visit your local drug store to purchase a blood pressure monitor that you can use in your own home.  After following the manufacturer’s instructions to get a reading, use the following table as a guide to see if you are at risk of High Blood Pressure:

 

American Heart Association developed a chart that defines adult blood pressure into five categories:

 

 

Since High Blood Pressure is greatly affected by our lifestyle and diet choices, choosing to make a change will make a difference.  The easiest way to improve your blood pressure is to stick to a healthy and low-fat diet and combine that with regular exercise.  Maintaining a healthy body weight and decreasing stress in your life should help keep your blood pressure at appropriate levels.

 

California Seniors Care is here to help inform you and help you understand more about High Blood Pressure. We are a Non-Medical Home Care Agency that has OVER 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE providing care to seniors in Santa Clara County, including those suffering from High Blood Pressure.  We would like to help you and be a part of that change in your life. If you want to know more about California Seniors Care and the services we offer please visit our office at 42 W. Campbell Ave. Suite 101, Campbell, CA 95008 or give us a call at 408-429-8665! It is our pleasure to help you and your loved one.  You can also visit our website at: www.cscHomeCare.com.

 

*This is for information purposes only and should not be used as a medical advice and has been brought to you by California Seniors Care, providing care in San Jose and other parts of the Bay Area for over 35 years!

 

High Blood Pressure in San Jose

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