Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition where the pressure of the blood in your arteries is too high. Hypertension is dangerous because it can lead to heart failure, kidney failure, heart attack, and stroke. With the help of your physician, hypertension can be diagnosed and treated to decrease your risk.
The AHN Cardiovascular Institute focuses on discovering the root cause of hypertension through a multidisciplinary approach. Our hypertension clinic can help patients lower their blood pressure by providing a variety of treatments and care plans tailored to each patient’s unique situation.
AHN’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center specializes in diagnosing and managing the following blood pressure-related conditions:
Primary hypertension: Sometimes referred to as essential hypertension, primary hypertension is the most common type among adults. Possible causes include a combination of genetics, lifestyle, age, and diet.
Secondary hypertension: Has an identifiable and possibly reversible cause, which may include thyroid abnormalities, narrowing of the kidney arteries, obstructive sleep apnea, an