Fort Bend Heart Center - Sugarland
13020 Dairy Ashford Road Suite 101
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Call Today 281-265-8500
Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.
As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a condition that can lead to serious health problems, such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems.
Most people with high blood pressure are unaware because symptoms are rarely noticeable. That is why it is important to visit your doctor regularly for a general medical check-up. When blood pressure reaches life-threatening levels, the following symptoms may be noticeable:
Elevated blood pressure may be inherited or related to other factors including:
You can help manage your hypertension and lower your risk of stroke by making lifestyle changes or with medication from your doctor. When detected and treated early, the prognosis is very good.