Hypertension is a common chronic disease that occurs without causing symptoms, making it harder for you to know if you have it under control. Nectar RPM in Memphis, Tennessee, can help you better understand your hypertension and your blood pressure with remote patient monitoring (RPM). Using advanced medical technology, Nectar RPM tracks your blood pressure readings remotely, helping you and your health care provider make changes to your medical plan for better management. Call today or schedule an appointment online to get help with your hypertension from the comfort of your home.
Hypertension, also called high blood pressure, is a common chronic disease that occurs without causing symptoms. The only way to know if you have hypertension is with regular blood pressure screenings from your medical provider.
Your blood pressure measures the force of blood against the walls of your arteries when the heart contracts and relaxes. Your blood pressure varies throughout the day and may go up during physical activity and decrease when watching TV.
When your blood pressure is consistently higher than is healthy, it damages the blood vessel walls, causing them to stiffen and narrow. Your heart must work harder to pump blood throughout your body, increasing your risk of heart attack or stroke.
Treatment for hypertension varies and depends on the severity of your blood pressure readings and your medical history. Initially, your health care provider may recommend lifestyle changes like reducing salt (sodium) intake, getting regular exercise, and finding healthy outlets to reduce stress.
Getting to a healthy weight also improves blood pressure.
If lifestyle changes fail to improve your hypertension or your blood pressure is dangerously high, your provider may prescribe blood pressure medication.
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) from Nectar RPM can help you and your provider evaluate the effectiveness of your treatment plan and make quick adjustments to improve control.
Nectar RPM recommends a wireless home blood pressure machine for RPM with hypertension. These machines measure and track your blood pressure readings and transmit the data to the remote patient monitoring practice.
Daily monitoring of your blood pressure and regular check-ins with health experts can help you gain better control over your hypertension, improving your health. It also gives you an opportunity to see how different activities affect your blood pressure.
Nectar RPM also offers RPM for cardiovascular health and diabetes. Hypertension affects heart health and people with diabetes are at greater risk of developing hypertension.
Call Nectar RPM today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about how remote patient monitoring benefits your hypertension and health.