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What to do if I have high blood pressure its been 20 years im on medication does it damage my heart?

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Dr. James Chapman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Controlled?

If your medications keep your blood pressure in normal range, you will be protected from the complications of high blood pressure on your heart: hypertrophy (thickening of the muscle), or heart failure (enlargement and weakening).
If your already had thickening of your heart muscle, this is potentially reversible with excellent blood pressure control.

In brief: Controlled?

If your medications keep your blood pressure in normal range, you will be protected from the complications of high blood pressure on your heart: hypertrophy (thickening of the muscle), or heart failure (enlargement and weakening).
If your already had thickening of your heart muscle, this is potentially reversible with excellent blood pressure control.
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