Henry Tran, MD, is a cardiovascular care physician at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography. High blood pressure is extremely common. But that doesn’t mean it’s nothing to worry about. Untreated high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) can lead to a variety of serious health problems.…

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A New Normal Is my blood pressure normal? New hypertension guidelines may put you in a higher risk category The American College of Cardiologists (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently redefined high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The first comprehensive update since 2003, these new guidelines introduce a category of hypertension called…

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Supports Measure Up/Pressure Down® National Campaign FALLS CHURCH, VA – May 4, 2015 – Inova Medical Group team will be hosting free community blood pressure screenings as part of the annual Measure Up/Pressure Down® National Day of Action: Roll Up Your Sleeves! event on May 7, 2015. Medical groups, health systems, sponsors and partners across the…

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