Hypertension is a heart condition in which your blood pressure is too high.
If untreated, too-high blood pressure can:
It's vital to check your blood pressure routinely.
Call 1-855-876-2484 to make an appointment at the UPMC Hypertension Clinic.
Blood pressure is the force that the pumping of your heart exerts on your blood vessels. The pressure allows your blood to flow throughout your body.
It’s common to develop high blood pressure or hypertension as we age, whether that be from our ’20s to ’30s, or from our ’60s to ’70s.
Most people can control their hypertension through lifestyle improvements and medications prescribed by their PCP.
The team at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Hypertension Clinic is here for you if you have:
When you first visit our clinic, please bring your home blood pressure monitor so we can check its accuracy.
During your visit, you'll:
Then our team will design a treatment plan to help control your blood pressure.
After your first appointment in the office, follow-ups are either virtual or in-person.
Because you have access to:
Call 1-855-876-2484 to make an appointment for high blood pressure care.
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