Hypertension

Hypertension, also known as

high blood pressure

, can be a long-term medical condition in which the 

blood pressure

 in the arteries is persistently

elevated

. Primary high blood pressure usually has no clear cause and is thought to be due to heredity, bad diet, lack of exercise or obesity.

Secondary hypertension

is caused by other medical conditions. Regular

blood pressure checks

help with diagnosis but long-term high blood pressure is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, vascular disease, loss of vision and chronic kidney disease. You may be referred to a

Cardiologist

by your primary healthcare provider.

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Sydney

Established in 1983, Sydney Cardiology has been caring for heart patients for over 35 years and has provided care and personalised service to over 250,000 patients. . . .

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Sydney

Urgent Appointments Available

Cardiac Health Institute combines the latest technology and up to date research together with forefront leadership in the field of cardiology to bring comprehensive care to the community.

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Canberra & Southern NSW

Continuity of care by a Consultant Nephrologist, Consultations within 1 month of referral, Practices in Canberra, Bega, Moruya, and Tumut, Hypertension, Dialysis . . .

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Sydney

We are a group of medical specialists comprising endocrinologists, general physicians and a nephrologist. We manage a range of conditions that include diabetes, overweight and obesity, hypertension. . . .

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Canberra & Southern NSW

Cardiologist with board certification & expertise in Echocardiography. . . .

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