High blood pressure is associated with many chronic and life-threatening complications, including heart failure, kidney problems, aneurysms, and Alzheimer’s disease. Due to these risks, it’s essential for people with high blood pressure to seek out medical treatment through their primary care providers. Reliance Primary and Urgent Care offer treatment and management for patients with high blood pressure to help them achieve better health and care for their bodies.

High Blood Pressure Care at Reliance Primary & Urgent Care

According to the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, blood pressure rates normally run at 120/80mm or lower. When those numbers start to rise, it can indicate signs of high blood pressure. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a medical condition that occurs when the blood pressure rises throughout the circulatory system, pushing blood faster and harder along the arterial wall. High blood pressure can cause harm to your body by increasing the workload of the heart and blood vessels, damaging the delicate tissues in the arteries.

High blood pressure is typically caused by hereditary causes,However, many other factors can increase your risk of high blood pressure, including:

  • Overweight/Obese
  • Sodium-Rich Diets
  • Sedentary Lifestyle
  • Too Much Alcohol or Coffee
  • Smoking
  • Poor Sleep Quality
  • Over the Age of 65
  • Family History of High Blood Pressure

Reliance Primary & Urgent Care offers primary and urgent care for patients with high blood pressure. We offer annual checkups, wellness exams, and regular lab tests to help manage your hypertension.

Dr. Patel can provide effective ways to address your condition through high blood pressure management. During your appointments, Dr. Patel will provide a comprehensive exam covering your medical history, identify problem areas associated with your increased blood pressure and suggest changes to protect you from risks.

When discussing your hypertension care plan, Dr. Patel will work with you to discuss your goals for management. He will provide support services, diet and exercise plans, and emergency contact numbers to help improve your overall health and ensure that your goals can be achieved. High blood pressure can be difficult, but working with your primary care doctor can help you face those challenges more easily.

In urgent case scenarios, Dr. Patel can immediately treat high blood pressure. During your urgent care appointment. Dr. Patel can perform blood pressure readings, help correct levels through medication, and refer patients to specialists when needed. We are open six days a week, Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, and every second Saturday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm.

Get Help With High Blood Pressure in Jacksonville, FL

At Reliance Primary & Urgent Care, we’re ready to help you manage your high blood pressure. Start by scheduling an appointment at our office today. By keeping your blood pressure low, we can protect you and ensure you have a better quality of life with many more healthy years to come.