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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure Treatment in Greater Salt Lake City

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition characterized by elevated pressure in the arteries as the heart pumps blood throughout the body. It is a significant risk factor for various cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack, stroke, and heart failure. 

At Forum Health, we take a comprehensive approach to managing high blood pressure, focusing on lifestyle modifications, medication management, and personalized care to help individuals achieve and maintain healthy blood pressure levels. Our team works closely with each patient to develop individualized treatment plans that address their unique risk factors, needs, goals, and preferences. 

The Impact of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can put strain on the heart and blood vessels, leading to damage over time. If left untreated, it can contribute to the development of serious health complications, including heart disease, kidney disease, vision loss, and cognitive decline. 

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure often does not cause noticeable symptoms, earning it the nickname “the silent killer.” Many individuals may have high blood pressure for years without knowing it. However, in severe cases or during hypertensive crises, symptoms such as: 

Severe headache

Shortness of breath

Chest pain

Visual changes

Neurological changes

Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure

Certain factors can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, including: 

  • Unhealthy diet high in sodium and processed foods 
  • Lack of physical activity 
  • Obesity or overweight 
  • Smoking 
  • Excessive alcohol consumption 
  • Stress 
  • Family history of high blood pressure 
  • Age (risk increases with age) 


Take Control of Your Blood Pressure

Controlling high blood pressure is crucial for preventing complications and maintaining overall health. Contact Forum Health today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our approach to high blood pressure management. 


Not near our Salt Lake City and Orem offices?

No problem, our Forum Health Utah team is available to you no matter where you are.

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