Hypertension, or high blood pressure, can be dangerous for patients if it isn’t managed properly. As a board-certified internist, Dr. Rene Reyes provides hypertension-management services to all patients at Reyes and Reyes, MD, PA. Patient with hypertension in Hollywood, Florida, can make an appointment with Dr. Reyes by calling Reyes and Reyes, MD, PA.
Hypertension occurs when the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries is too high. In many cases, hypertension won’t cause any noticeable symptoms. However, if high blood pressure becomes severe, you may experience:
Doctors generally consider blood pressure to be healthy if it remains below 120 over 80. Blood pressure of 140/90 or above usually requires treatment. Patients with blood pressure between these thresholds have prehypertension and should make lifestyle and dietary changes to lower their blood pressure.
Researchers don’t know exactly what causes hypertension. Most patients with this condition develop it slowly over time. In some cases, hypertension may result from other conditions, such as kidney or thyroid problems.
Some risk factors make hypertension more likely. Examples include eating too much salt, having a family history of hypertension, and stress. While some of these risk factors can be changed, others are unavoidable.
If left untreated, chronic hypertension can lead to several serious complications, including kidney failure, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. To avoid these complications, patients who have been diagnosed with hypertension should take steps to lower their blood pressure.
Reyes and Reyes, MD, PA, offers the following services to patients with hypertension:
Patients with high blood pressure should take all of their medications as directed and see Dr. Reyes on a regular basis. Patients with this condition should also follow all of Dr. Reyes’ recommendations regarding diet, exercise, and other lifestyle issues.
As a primary care practice with specialties in Internal Medicine and Family Practice we are pleased to offer our patients a wide variety of insurance options. For your convenience, we have included here a list of some of the most common insurance plans accepted in our office. In addition to the list provided, we accept a plethora of other health insurance plans. Please feel free to contact us to see if we take your insurance – we will be happy to help!
"Dr. Reyes and his staff provide are top notch medical professionals with an emphasis on concierge customer service and delivering the highest quality of healthcare."
"I've been to many doctors in the past 12 years, this has been the best office visit experience for me. They have the most friendly staff."
"I have been a patient of Dr Reyes for several years and could not be happier. Office runs sooth and efficient. Highly recommend..."
"I have only had great experiences at this office. Everyone (doctors & staff) is professional, helpful and polite. The office is very nice and clean!"
"Dr. Reyes is the best doctor. He has helped me changed my life. He has such positive energy and takes his time to explains details."
"Dr. Reyes makes you feel like you are the only one in the office and not just another number. I sent my entire family to him and they are all pleased that I did."
"I have been going to Dr Reyes since about 2005. I am so happy to find someone so caring and knowledgable... I hope to keep him as long as possible for my medical care."
"Dr. Reyes takes great pride in his responsibility as an MD and at the same time respects his patients. I would highly recommend him as a physician."
"Primary care doctor is awesome, staff is very sweet. They are all like family there."
"Dr. Reyes is an excellent doctor. He is very down to earth with a great sense of humor which makes you feel very at ease. I highly recommend him."