Tag: Hypertension

Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was lean and solid everywhere, like a rock. Still am. That’s mostly because as a 35-year-old diabetic ER doctor with high blood pressure, I had a 37-year-old come in with a “heart attack”. When it comes to “handwriting on the wall”, I’m a speed reader. I identify problems early on and make changes needed […]

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions faced by Americans. Hypertension is the medical term that describes the condition of elevated pressure in the walls of arteries. When the cause is unknown, the condition is referred to as “essential hypertension”. In medical school we were taught that there was no known […]

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