High Blood Pressure

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Patient getting checked for high blood pressureThe heart specialists at the University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center provide the full spectrum of care for patients with high blood pressure.

You can receive all the care you need at our center, from screenings to diagnostic exams to treatment and follow up.

We monitor you closely to determine if your treatment is working well or if we need to adjust. Our team offers all types of treatment, from medication therapies to surgery.

What is High Blood Pressure?

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition in which the pressure of your blood flow against the artery walls becomes too high. The high pressure can eventually cause heart disease.

Pulmonary hypertension is a specific type of high blood pressure, where there is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries. Learn more about pulmonary hypertension.