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High Blood Pressure

Singh Family Medical Clinic

Ravinderjit Singh, MD

Family Medicine located in Bakersfield, CA

High blood pressure is a common health problem that affects many men and women over the age of 40. High blood pressure can cause medical strife that makes daily activities much more strenuous on the body. Thankfully, there are ways to safely lower your blood pressure and restore your health. Dr. Ravinderjit Singh, MD, in Bakersfield, California can help develop a custom treatment plan to provide you with the most effective results. Restore your health and lower your blood pressure today. Call Singh Family Medical Clinic or schedule an appointment online.

High Blood Pressure Q & A

What are the risks of high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is a common health issue for American adults and can quietly damage your body for years before signs become apparent. Untreated high blood pressure can reduce your quality of life. Some of the threats that high blood pressure can present to your body include:

  • Artery damage
  • An enlarged heart
  • Heart disease or failure
  • Stroke
  • Dementia, or brain damage
  • Kidney damage or failure
  • Eye blood vessel damage
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Memory loss

These are just a few of the many symptoms caused by high blood pressure. Without treatment, these symptoms can become life-threatening.

How is high blood pressure treated?

Every form of high blood pressure treatment requires time and dedication. Dr. Singh, MD, discusses your lifestyle and overall health to develop a customized plan to safely lower your blood pressure levels and improve your health.

After your consultation with Dr. Singh, she develops a personalized diet and exercise plan or prescribes medication to lower your blood pressure in a safe and effective manner. Dr. Singh monitors your treatment to ensure you enjoy optimum results.

When your blood pressure lowers and reaches safer levels, Dr. Singh coaches regarding how to live a healthier lifestyle and ensures you know how to safely manage your blood pressure at home.

When you come in for your scheduled office visits, she monitors your vitals ensures you’re on the path to better health and makes any necessary adjustments to your treatment program.

How do I know if I have high blood pressure?

Dr. Singh considers the numbers in your blood pressure reading as well as your height and weight to determine your overall blood pressure. She shows you where your blood pressure falls on a scale that spans from healthy to life-threatening.

Dr. Singh always checks your blood pressure during your annual physical, and you can also purchase devices to check your blood pressure at home. The most accurate readings are performed by a medical professional.

To determine if you or a loved one has high blood pressure make an appointment at Singh Family Medical Clinic by calling the friendly office staff or using the online tool.