Heart HQ – Episode 16: Hypertension
According to the Heart Foundation, 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure in Australia. As many people are asymptomatic, they may be unaware they have hypertension.
We discuss what constitutes high blood pressure, how to manage it and what it can mean for cardiac health.
Show notes: Episode 14
The risk factor calculator
- Australian absolute cardiovascular disease risk calculator
- Wiesbauer F. Hypertension. Medmastery
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BSc (Hons) MBBS FRACP FCSANZ. Stuart is an interventional cardiologist and structural heart specialist. He has a special interest in treating complex and previously untreatable coronary artery disease, and a passion for distal radial artery access for coronary angiography and stenting.
After completing his training in Brisbane and Perth with an interventional cardiology fellowship, he returned to paradise to take up cardiology consulting at various local hospitals and now is a director of HeartHQ.
MBBS (Hons) FRACP FCSANZ. Peter is a clinical and interventional cardiologist with various special interests including coronary angioplasty and stenting, endovascular procedures and structural heart interventions. He studied and trained in Queensland and completed a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Diagnosis in Boston, MA.
Peter returned home to become Director of Cardiology at Sunshine Coast Hospital, before becoming a founding partner and managing director of HeartHQ