Enrolment is currently available to Auckland residents only. An enrolled patient is someone who has chosen Tend as their primary care provider.
Also known as: Mate pēhanga toto, High blood pressure
The normal diastolic pressure is usually between 70–80 mmHg.
Prolonged hypertension damages your blood vessels, which can lead to complications like:
There are many medications that can help to lower blood pressure including:
You should be getting regular blood pressure tests if you belong to one of the groups that are more prone to hypertension.
You should also be getting regular checks if: