Hypertension is a chronic illness which can lead to stroke, heart attack, kidney disease and heart failure. However, if hypertension is managed, these illnesses can be prevented. Sta-Home’s home health nurses can help you learn more about hypertension and its treatment, as well as how to make lifestyle changes in diet and exercise that will help you control your blood pressure. We can also help you understand the medications prescribed by your physician and how to monitor blood pressure for reporting to the physician. Visit our online health library to get more information on hypertension, its treatment and symptom management.