Can You Go To Urgent Care For High Blood Pressure
Stage 1 high blood pressure: systolic 140-159 or diastolic 90-99; Stage 2 high blood pressure: systolic 160 or higher or diastolic 100 or higher; Hypertensive crisis (seek emergency care): systolic higher than 180 or diastolic higher than 110; Low blood pressure is typically not a problem unless you notice symptoms like: Dizziness; Fainting You can help the health of your heart by making some key lifestyle changes. These will also help if you have high-blood pressure or heart failure. Quit smoking – smoking increases your heart rate and blood pressure. Quitting smoking brings down your blood pressure and relieves heart failure symptoms. Try to avoid second-hand smoke too.
Dr. Madsen: Absolutely, and it can be, you know, often, in those scenarios, when someone gets that high blood pressure, what I'll do is just let them relax in the room, turn the lights down, come back in 30 minutes, we'll recheck their blood pressure, and it's, let's say, it went from 180 down to 150 or 140, I'd say 90% of the time, that's what happens.