High blood pressure - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

High blood pressure

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is helping his patients reign in high blood pressure.

The normal BP is less than 140, over 90. High blood pressure is often hereditary. It's known as the silent killer because most people are asymptomatic.

It's treated with a low salt diet, exercise, weight loss, reduction in alcohol consumption and prescription medications.

See your doctor if blood pressure is elevated on two or more separate occasions.

Copyright 2011 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved.

  • High blood pressureMore>>

  • John Clay, M.D.

    John Clay, M.D.

    Primary Health Group-Appomattox 930 South Avenue, Suite 11 Colonial Heights, VA 804-504-8025 (phone) 804-504-8026 (fax) http://phg-appomattox.com Education: Undergraduate: The CollegeMore >>
    Primary Health Group-Appomattox
    930 South Avenue, Suite 11
    Colonial Heights, VA
    804-504-8025 (phone)
    More >>
Powered by Frankly