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Hypertension Treatment in Coimbatore

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What is hypertension?

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, can be defined as a condition in which the pressure of blood pushes against the wall of the arteries. A normal blood pressure rises and falls throughout the day, and the normal level of blood pressure is less than 120/80 mmHg. It can be defined as the blood pressure above 140/90. It is considered to be worse if the pressure is above 180/120.

Risk factors of hypertension:

Unhealthy diet

Excessive salt consumption

Unbalanced diet

Physical inactivity

High consumption of tobacco and alcohol

Overweight

Common symptoms of hypertension :

Morning headaches
Nose bleeds
Irregular heart rhythms / Palpitations
Buzzing in the ears
Chest pain
Fatigue
Anxiety
Vomiting
Confusion
Increased sweating
Overthinking
Vision problems
Numbness or weakness of the body
Sleeplessness

Complications that arise due to hypertension:

  • Chest pain or angina
  • Vision problem
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Change in the rhythm of the heartbeat
  • Occlusion
  • Stroke
  • Kidney failure

Diagnosing high blood pressure :

A blood pressure test is conducted by the doctor. It takes a few minutes. An inflatable upper arm gauge is used to run the blood pressure test. The procedure starts with the medical professional or doctor sliding and fastening the cuff on the patient’s bare upper arm, above the elbow. The measurements are noted by the doctor when the cuff inflates. After the measurements are taken, the cuff deflates, and is removed. The patient will be asked to sit very still with legs uncrossed, and to relax. A few tests may be recommended by the hypertension specialist to check for the underlying conditions that can cause hypertension.

Tests to be taken:

Treatment procedure:

The hypertension treatment aims to lower high blood pressure and protect important organs, like the brain, heart, and kidneys from any kind of damage. According to research, the treatment for hypertension has been associated with reduction in stroke (35%-40%), heart attack (20%-25%), and heart failure (more than 50%). The treatment proceeds with the hypertension specialist suggesting the medications, that are to be taken regularly, by the patient. Other than the suggested medicines, drugs, and tablets to be followed, the high blood pressure treatment may include the following :

  • Losing weight if necessary
  • Reducing the amount of sodium in the diet
  • Following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH PLAN)
  • Exercising regularly (aerobic, yoga , biking or swimming)
  • Limited alcohol consumption or quitting alcohol consumption and stop smoking
  • Quitting involvement in stress based activities
  • Involvement in relaxing activities like meditation and yoga

FAQ Questions? Answered!

The procedure for hypertension treatment starts with using specific medicines.Initially, doctors will recommend a low dose. The medications suggested by hypertension specialist will usually have minor side effects. The choice of medication during the treatment depends on the individual and any underlying medical conditions they may experience.

The high blood pressure treatment can be reduced to the ideal blood pressure depending on the age and health conditions of the patient. The treatment is performed by the best doctor for blood pressure. The doctor first suggests medicines that eliminate sodium and water from the kidney and then if the symptoms continue to persist, the specialist may use additional medications and high drugs to treat the patient.

Serious health conditions and issues are linked with high blood pressure such as :

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Kidney disease
  • Eye disease

The symptoms of high blood pressure are mild. Hypertension is usually diagnosed by a hypertension doctor or specialist during a routine checkup.That is why it is important to check your blood pressure regularly with a professional doctor.

Low blood pressure treatment involves following the suggested medications regularly. Low blood pressure treatment can also include changes in unhealthy lifestyle habits as it can make a huge impact on your health.

What Our Patients Are Saying

Our Department’s Experience

Our Department of General Medicine has treated over 20,000+ patients with hypertension treatment over the last 47 years. Our highly experienced hypertension specialists will ensure you receive the high blood pressure treatment in Coimbatore.

Why Choose Sri Ramakrishna Hospital?

Over 47+ Years of Medical Service

Highly Experienced hypertension specialists

Best in Class Medical Infrastructure

Latest and Safest Treatment Methods

Our Doctors and their Experience

Our highly experienced hypertension specialists have immense experience in providing the high blood pressure treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. Jambulingam is a Consultant Physician & HOD of the Department of General Medicine at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 45+ years of experience and is a specialist in the diagnosis of fever.

Dr. JAMBULINGAM
MBBS, MD (Gen Medicine) Consultant Physician & HOD

Dr. Ramasamy is a senior Consultant Physician of the Department of General Medicine at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital. He has over 32 years of experience and is skilled in the management of all medical cases and other medical ailments.

Dr. RAMASAMY
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine) Senior Consultant Physician

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