White Coat Hypertension & Masked Hypertension

White Coat Hypertension & Masked Hypertension

White coat hypertension is a condition where your blood pressure is elevated when you are at the doctor’s office but nowhere else. I would argue that most of the patients in our Tulsa, OK Functional Medicine clinic have blood pressure greater than 120/80. If you...
Arterial Remodeling With Hypertension

Arterial Remodeling With Hypertension

We know that hypertension is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. We also know that hypertension is caused by a number of different mechanisms that result in elevated blood pressure. The blood vessel responds appropriately in an attempt to...
Hypertension

Hypertension

A functional medicine approach to hypertension requires a thorough evaluation and understanding all of the options for therapy. Hypertension is the #1 contributor to cardiovascular disease. Hypertension increases risk of heart attacks and strokes. It increases risk...

Computerized Arterial Pulse Wave Analysis (CAPWA)

Alterations in arterial wall function and structure precede atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events. Endothelial dysfunction is the earliest marker of these changes.78 Pharmacological treatment of hypertension has reduced CVA to predicted levels but CHD reduction...