Hypertension treatment goals - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News

Hypertension treatment goals

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Dr. William Ferrar is doing his best to help his patients understand the best way to treat high blood pressure.

His most important piece of advice is to take your medication. You must stay on top of your refills.

Hypertension is the major reason a person ends up in a nursing home. It causes heart failure and strokes.

Take your medicine as "insurance" to reduce your chances of ending up in a nursing home.

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