High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

 

Hypertension is the chronic condition of high blood pressure. In the United States, high blood pressure (hypertension) affects 30% of adults, and one billion people worldwide.

High blood pressure is classified as higher than 140 over 90 mmHg. Many people take medication for hypertension, but still cannot achieve a healthy blood pressure.

Hypertension can be caused by:

  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Diet high in salt, and processed/fatty foods
  • Diet low in potassium
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Tobacco abuse
  • Some medications
  • Certain conditions including:
    • Diabetes
    • Kidney Disease
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Obesity

Albuquerque Clinical Trials is conducting a research study to evaluate hypertension.

Qualified participants will receive study-related care from a dedicated team of medical staff at no cost. Health insurance is not required to participate. If qualified, you will also receive compensation for time and travel.

If you would like more information or to see if you qualify,  sign up for this study on our PARTICIPANT SIGN UP FORM and a member of our team will contact you.