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Does Your Blood Pressure Spike at the Doctor’s Office?

May 19, 2016

One of the biggest health problems in the United States today is high blood pressure. It is reaching epidemic proportions. Often a silent killer, high blood pressure may show no symptoms until levels are very elevated. I see high blood pressure and its consequences every day in my patients.

In our cardiology practice, approximately one-half to two-thirds of people who come in for evaluation of heart rhythm disorders already have high blood pressure. It is one of the most common causes of atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and stroke.

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