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High Bp is a problem of nearly every household. Restrictions on salt intake and daily pills are a routine for any High BP patient. But treatment for uncontrolled BP is more than just that. Dr, Siva Kumar Reddy offers the best treatment for Uncontrolled BP in Hyderabad.

What Is Uncontrolled Bp?

The normal blood pressure (BP) for an adult is 120/80 mmHg. When a person’s BP measures significantly more or less than that standard persistently, that person suffers from uncontrolled BP. Most cases of uncontrolled BP are people suffering from persistent high BP.

How Does Uncontrolled Bp Threaten Your Health?

High blood pressure means that your blood is exerting more pressure in your blood vessels. Naturally, the blood vessels tend to wear out over time – they can either tear or hardens the heart muscle (since the heart has to pump the blood with more force).

This increases the risk of heart attack, brain haemorrhage, blood clot, stroke, etc. Apart from the severe health risks, high BP also causes discomfort in daily life. (Check out the symptoms.

What Are The Symptoms Of Uncontrolled Bp?

Uncontrolled BP or persistent hypertension can be predicted if you experience the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Disorientation
  • Chest pain
  • Vision problem
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Blood in urine
  • Pounding in chest, neck, and ears.

How Is Uncontrolled BP Diagnosed?

There are many health issues that can trigger a temporary episode of high or low BP. Such BP issues can be treated easily through the course of treating the triggering factor. But to be diagnosed with persistent hypertension, you have to meet the following conditions:

  • Multiple BP medicines at their highest tolerable doses aren’t keeping the BP at check.
  • One of those medicines aims at removing excess fluid and salt from the body.
  • The measure of BP is not normal for consecutive BP tests done at a prescribed interval.

How Is Uncontrolled Bp Treated?

Uncontrolled BP does not respond well to any aggressive treatment. It requires the right medicines at the right doses at the right time. It also requires many lifestyle alterations. For example:

  • Eating a balanced, low-salt diet
  • Avoiding alcohol and smoking
  • Exercising regularly
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Managing stress, etc.

Under proper guidance, lifestyle and medicines are the only treatment for uncontrolled BP. There is no need for surgery or radiation treatment. But if BP is not managed properly, the leading diseases may require complex surgeries.

When should you visit a doctor?

For stage 1 of uncontrolled hypertension, you need to visit a cardiologist once every month. For stage 2, you should visit the doctor once every 2 weeks. The visits will test your BP and also the levels of sodium, potassium, and creatinine in your blood. If required, other tests may also be suggested.

Treatment Of Uncontrolled BP By Dr. Siva Kumar Reddy

Dr. Siva is the best cardiologist in Hyderabad. He customizes his treatment plan for each patient who comes under his expert care. If you are suffering from uncontrolled BP, you can benefit from his treatment as well.