Urgent Care & Family Medicine located in Davie, FL & Plantation, FL

High blood pressure is a serious condition known as the “Silent Killer.” If you need help managinghigh blood pressure, or if you need to get your blood pressure checked, schedule an appointment or stop into UrgentMed, an urgent care center located in Davie and Plantation, Florida.
UrgentMed is a one-stop shop for all your healthcare concerns. To schedule an appointment or to learn more, contact the practice online or over the phone today.

High Blood Pressure Q & A

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition that occurs when the force with which your blood flows through your blood vessels, is continuously higher than normal.

High blood pressure is extremely common in the U.S. Experts estimate that nearly 50% of the American adult population has high blood pressure, whether or not they realize it.

Your blood pressure reading shows a top number and a bottom number. It’s important that youunderstand your numbers.

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Get the quality care you need and the exceptional service you deserve at UrgentMed in Plantation or Davie, FL. Visit today to experience the difference for yourself. Our After-Hours Urgent Care centers are open late for any wound care emergencies.

A normal blood pressure reading shows the top number, or systolic number, as somewhere around under 120, and the bottom number, or diastolic number, under 80 (120/80).

Elevated Between 120 and 129 over under 80 is considered elevated.

If you have a top number between 130 and 139, or a bottom number between 80 and 89, you have stage 1 hypertension.
Stage 2 hypertension
If your blood pressure reading shows a top of number 140 or higher, or a bottom number of 90 or higher, you have stage 2 hypertension.
Hypertensive crisis
If your blood pressure reading is higher than 180 systolic (top number) or higher than 120 diastolic (bottom number), or if either of these numbers is individually elevated, your blood pressure is considered critically high. In such cases, it is imperative to seek immediate medical attention.

Business Hours

Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 08:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 05:00
Sunday: 11:00 – 05:00

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(800) 275-9630

Davie Office

2337 S University Drive
Davie FL

Plantation Office

10199 Cleary Blvd
Plantation FL


High blood pressure, which often presents no symptoms, is dangerous because of the pressure it puts on your circulatory system. Over time, high blood pressure can put you at a significantly higher risk for complications like:

• Heart attack
• Stroke
• Heart failure
• Chronic kidney disease
• Vascular dementia
• Sexual dysfunction

Fortunately, high blood pressure is easy to eliminate or control with lifestyle changes.

The best way to know whether or not you have hypertension is by getting your blood pressure checked by a doctor. If you’re concerned about your blood pressure, or if you haven’t had a reading in a while, stop into UrgentMed for a reading today. Learn more by reaching out online or over the phone today.

To lower your blood pressure, you need to take action with a variety of lifestyle changes. Examples of these include:

• Limiting alcohol
• Proactively managing stress
• Losing excess weight and maintaining a healthy weight
• Eating a balanced diet
• Getting regular exercise
• Taking all medications properly
• Quitting smoking

In addition, your doctor may recommend you manage high blood pressure with medication. Even with medication, though, for a meaningful and lasting change, you need to adopt healthy lifestyle changes.

Medical Walk-in Process

No Appointment Needed

An appointment is not required in order to receive care. For this reason, patients do not have to plan out when they can come in. Simply walk in and you’ll be seen.

Licensed Professionals

Urgent care physicians and nurses offer high-quality care. They are licensed and recognized as reputable members of the healthcare industry.

Cost Effective

The cost of seeing a physician at a medical immediate care facility will be much more affordable than seeing a physician in an emergency room.

Medical Walk-in Process

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