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Frequently Asked Questions about Hypertension

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 Stiven Benson (September 18, 2012)  Hypertension is a common disease that affects about 15 to 20% of population. But many people do not know they have high blood pressure because the body becomes accustomed to their high levels, which, however, will silently compromising organs like the heart, kidneys, brain and blood vessels. Fortunately, it is possible to avoid this situation and to prevent the onset of hypertension. .. (Hypertension)

Angry Young Man: Behind the Scenes

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 Bhavesh Patel (May 15, 2012)  Given the declining situation of health in India one wonders what made the proverbial “angry young man” of Indian cinema angry! The stories on reel displayed social injustice as the common factor. The real reasons could very well be high blood pressure and high levels of cholesterol that lead to all the angry and frustrated outbursts of the various characters played by the .. (Hypertension)

Ways Of Preventing High Blood Pressure

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 Carrie Westengate (February 07, 2012)  High blood pressure has been called the silent killer. It is beyond any doubt, one of the most difficult things to control and the most common health hazards today. High blood pressure can lead to stroke and heart attack. Quite often, there are no symptoms to speak of when you are suffering from this long term illness. As we age, and in some cases, even in younger years, high blood .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Remedies And Tips

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 Carrie Westengate (February 17, 2011)  There are many diverse and varied high blood pressure remedies that are used to control and manage high blood pressure without the need for taking pills and medication from a doctor. However, anything that is taken and researched, should be done so in consultation with a medical professional. HIgh blood pressue (or hypertension) is known as the silent killer and is a condition that 95 .. (Hypertension)

Top Tips For Natural Remedies For High Blood Pressure

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 Carrie Westengate (January 10, 2011)  Prior to addressing any possible natural remedies for high blood pressure (BP), let’s look at what normal blood pressure is. Although there are some variations between individuals and you should seek medical help to ascertain whether your BP is always naturally high or low, but as a rule-of-thumb, for a healthy adult the target BP is around 115/75, although this figure may differ .. (Hypertension)

Foods That Reduce Blood Pressure That Work Effectively

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 Lovel Rose (December 20, 2010)  The disease such as High blood pressure increases risk of heart illness & for getting heart stroke. Moreover, High blood pressure is very risky as it has no symptoms or warnings. High blood pressure is a disease which can affect any gender or age. An individual suffering from high blood pressure has to undergo with medicines for lifetime an individual should take proper care and .. (Hypertension)

Important Information on Blood Pressure Headache

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 Oscar Taylor (December 08, 2010)  The problem that results when there is unusual pressure within the arterial blood vessels is known as blood pressure. High blood pressure is another term for blood pressure. The condition affects individuals of different ages and backgrounds. Nonetheless, it's vital to make note that older individuals could be the most afflicted by it. This is because, when you get older, a person .. (Hypertension)

ABC of Effectively Dealing with Blood Pressure Pregnancy

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 Oscar Taylor (November 26, 2010)  Blood pressure problems are common in pregnancy and they are dangerous to both the mother and the fetus, but high blood pressure is more common and more dangerous than low blood pressure. High blood pressure is a serious condition and in the U. S. , between 6% and 8% of all women have blood pressure pregnancies. Blood pressure pregnancies lead to problems such as early deliveries and .. (Hypertension)

How to Treat Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) Naturally?

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 Lovel Rose (November 16, 2010)  It’s important to have normal blood pressure in our body for normal survival. We hear lot about high blood pressure i. e. hypertension nowadays because of increased stress in life, but one can not ignore hypotension i. e. low blood pressure. Normal blood pressure in medical terms is 120/80 mm Hg, and any people with blood pressure noticeably below that can be said have low blood .. (Hypertension)

Blood Pressure Can Sometimes Be Controlled Without Medications

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 Brent Cullen (August 09, 2010)  One of the most important aspects of your health is maintaining good blood pressure. High blood pressure can be a walking time bomb ready to explode. There are serious consequences to not controlling your high blood pressure such as damage to key organs in your body like the heart, kidneys, and vision. You do not always have to be put on medication to control your high blood pressure. .. (Hypertension)

Hot Tubs: The natural way to relax and unwind

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 Jim Damon (March 22, 2010)  Recent research shows that hot tub therapy is not just a lavish way to spend an evening but it actually has visible health benefits. Chinese researchers have also found that one of the benefits of hot tubs are the release of endorphins which improve your mood. Hot tub bath leaves you feeling relaxed and lightly massaged but apart from relieving stress and tension, there are many other .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Remedy - There's More Than One Way to Control Hypertension

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 Teresa Tackett (October 24, 2008)  Are you looking for a high blood pressure remedy that doesn't involve taking risky prescription drugs? With all of the natural remedies available today, there are several different methods you can use to control hypertension. Prescription medications are usually synthetic and don't do a thing to treat the underlying cause of your disease. You know the usual things you here that help to . (Hypertension)

Managing Hypertension - 5 Steps to Save Your Life

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 Alvin Hopkinson (August 14, 2008)  Hypertension or high blood pressure is an alarming epidemic that is claiming the lives of many Americans. Medically defined as a cardiovascular condition, if untreated, it leads to more sever complications and potential death. What Americans should know it that managing hypertension is not difficult and you can claim your life back. Americans live with high blood pressure for many .. (Hypertension)

Controlling Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (August 01, 2008)  Drugs that treat high blood pressure are either short-acting or long-acting. The former won't control blood pressure throughout the day. To do this, you have to increase the dosage or take it several times a day. In contrast, long-acting drugs can control your blood pressure much longer much longer or as much as 24 hours. You simply take one tablet at the prescribed time each day and .. (Hypertension)

How Can I Lower My Blood Pressure

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 Vijaya Bhaskar Mallisetty (July 31, 2008)  What is Blood Pressure? When do we say that a person(s) is suffering with Blood Pressure? Blood Pressure also called as Hypertension has become a very common among us these days. Blood Pressure in short called as B. P. is one's systolic pressure and diastolic pressure measurements. If we consult a doctor he wraps a band around our biceps and records the measurement for example:- 120/80. . (Hypertension)

Risk Factors For Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  Ironically while we know that hypertension can kill, we don't know why it happens. In 95 percent of cases, there is no underlying cause - the reason why it's called primary or essential hypertension. In the remaining 5 percent of cases, the problem can be traced to kidney or heart disease and is known as secondary hypertension. Who are most likely to develop hypertension? People often .. (Hypertension)

How to Beat Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  There's nothing you can do about your race, age and sex which are non-modifiable factors in hypertension. However, you can do something about the other modifiable factors. To combat high blood pressure, here are some practical tips from “The Home Remedies Handbook", “The Women's Book of Home Remedies" and the “Medical Book of Health Hints & Tips": Accept your .. (Hypertension)

The Highs and Lows of Blood Pressure

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  If there's one disease most people are unaware of, it's high blood pressure or hypertension. And many are paying the price for their ignorance. In the United States alone, about 73 million people age 20 and above have hypertension according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Of that number, over 50,000 die yearly as a result of the condition. Over 150,000 people die each year .. (Hypertension)

More Home Remedies For Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  Is your high blood pressure bringing you down? Don't worry. There are many ways to control it. Here are more life-saving tips to lower your blood pressure and add years to your life. Drink less Restrict alcohol consumption to 1 drink (1.5 ounces of hard liquor, 4 ounces of wine or 12 ounces of beer) per day. This will help you lose weight and lower your blood pressure. Load up on .. (Hypertension)

Get High and Die With Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  What's the ideal blood pressure? That's difficult to answer since blood pressure varies from person to person depending on age, sex, race and the environment. At birth, “normal" blood pressure is about 80/46 and gets higher as you grow older. In adults, the normal blood pressure is about 120/80. If you have a reading between 140 and 159 systolic over 90 and 94 diastolic, you .. (Hypertension)

When to Use Drugs For Hypertension

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 Sharon A Bell (July 29, 2008)  If in spite of everything you've done, your blood pressure remains high, it's time to use drugs. There are many antihypertensive medications today and your doctor may prescribe any of the following: Diuretics - that rid the body of excess fluid and water. Beta -blockers - that reduce the heart rate and the amount of blood flowing from the heart. Sympathetic nerve inhibitors - that .. (Hypertension)

Six Useful Tips to Help You Reduce Blood Pressure Readings

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 Kevin Snowie (July 28, 2008)  The ways in which it is possible to reduce blood pressure readings without the need for medication are vast. Many doctors will automatically prescribe medication immediately in an attempt to reduce high blood pressure, seemingly unaware of the numerous natural methods that are available. For this reason it will most likely be left to the individual to do a bit of research perhaps .. (Hypertension)

Some Simple Ideas on How to Lower Blood Pressure

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 Kevin Snowie (July 28, 2008)  A doctor informing you that you have a life threatening condition like high blood pressure and that you will require prescribed drugs for the remainder of your life to control it can be a daunting experience. For people in the medical profession drugs will usually be the first thing suggested without giving due consideration to other methods which can be used to lower blood pressure .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Usually Points to Other Health Problems

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 Melissa Chow (July 24, 2008)  The right blood pressure is essential to the body's health and to keep it under control requires precise coordination between the various parts of the body. Your arteries are part of the body's circulatory system. They are the circulatory vessels that carry nutrients and oxygenated blood from your heart to your body's brain, tissues, and organs. They are the largest of the circulatory .. (Hypertension)

Blood Pressure and Mean Arterial Pressure

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 Krzysztof Sroka (July 24, 2008)  The blood pressure in our body is always changing and it is part of the human physiology. It is very rare that someone's blood pressure is always the same. Because we are always active and we are always doing different things like eating, sitting, standing, walking, breathing, moving around and doing so many other things throughout a day. Every time that we do something different, our .. (Hypertension)

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Easily

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 Lori Hastings (July 23, 2008)  There are many natural ways to lower blood pressure without using synthetic prescription drugs. Of course the drug industry doesn't want you to know that some drugs can cause damage to your internal organs such as your liver and kidneys. Natural methods work very well to reduce hypertension. Lifestyle plays an important part in all aspects of your health. There are many factors that .. (Hypertension)

Scientific Discovery Slow Breathing Relieves High Blood Pressure and Severe Stress

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 Christopher J Watts (July 23, 2008)  High blood pressure, stress and anxiety, bad sleeping patterns and irritable moods feed off each other and affect every aspect of your health and well-being. If you can get a grip on these it can change your life. There is a simple, safe and clinically proven way using slow breathing. Have you ever tried to breathe more slowly? What's the fewest number of breaths that you can take in a . (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure A Lifestyle Disease

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 Melissa Chow (July 22, 2008)  One out of every four adult Americans has high blood pressure or hypertension. Most of the time the person who has it is unaware of it. When symptoms finally do finally begin to appear, often it's too late to do anything significant about it. Of the people that are aware that they have high blood pressure, only a third of them are actively taking steps to control it. The remainder are .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure What Do the Number Mean and What Are the Causes of High Blood Pressure?

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 Bob Held (July 21, 2008)  As a first step, let's talk about your heart. Your heart is an organ that is mostly muscle tissue. It is a pump. In very simple terms its job is to receive incoming blood from the body that is low in oxygen and pump it to the lungs. As it passes through the lungs the blood gets rid of carbon dioxide and picks up oxygen. Then the blood goes back to the heart and the heart pumps the .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Headaches What You Should Do to Ease the Pressure

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 Alvin Hopkinson (July 20, 2008)  High blood pressure or hypertension is very popular amongst Americans, yet it often goes undetected. When the disease is not under control in a timely manner, it has great potential to cause further complications. Subsequently, the cardiovascular disease does not cause symptoms, therefore making it difficult to detect. During the last stages of hypertension, however, there are several .. (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Top Silent Killer Worldwide

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 Gilles Coulombe (July 18, 2008)  Also called hypertension, high blood pressure is a wide spread health problem. One in five Americans already have it and more than 90% will get it. The fact that at least 90% of us will develop HBP or hypertension suggests that we are genetically programmed to get it, but it is not our fate, it's something we do to ourselves. HBP is when a person's usual blood pressure is elevated. The .. (Hypertension)

Achieving Healthy Cholesterol Levels Through Flax Seed

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 Bruce Maul (July 18, 2008)  In the last few years, cholesterol managed to acquire a disconfirming reputation in relation to health care. It seems that its repeated association with cardiovascular conditions and disease has impaired the supposed medicinal benefits of this lipid to tissue components and systems of the human body. But then again, it must be understood that diseases are not triggered by cholesterol .. (Hypertension)

What is a Healthy High Blood Pressure Diet?

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 Kevin Snowie (July 17, 2008)  The Western World is today full of people suffering from the life threatening condition high blood pressure. To ensure good health is maintained it is vital that we strive to maintain healthy blood pressure and reduce elevated blood pressure. Diet is a major corner stone in this quest. There is a huge amount of medical evidence which supports the link between high blood pressure and .. (Hypertension)

4 Ways to Help Maintain Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

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 Kevin Snowie (July 17, 2008)  Life these days is all about rushing here and there, with little time for adequate physical exercise or time to prepare a healthy balanced meal. We are all filled with anxiety and stress as we strive to fulfil our work and family commitments daily. The result is that any free time we have is spent “relaxing" at home in front of the television with a ready meal or takeaway and a .. (Hypertension)

10 Ways to Help You Lower High Blood Pressure

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 Anthony Bradlioni (July 16, 2008)  1. Visit your Doctor Make the doc your first port of call. Your high blood pressure may be ‘secondary hypertension', brought about by kidney problems, so going for a check up is vital. 2. Quit Smoking As if it needed saying quit smoking asap. Smoking narrows the arteries and makes it harder for the blood to circulate, thereby upping blood pressure. It;s simple physics - narrow a .. (Hypertension)

Natural Remedies For High Blood Pressure That Really Work

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 Lori Hastings (July 16, 2008)  If you have hypertension, you may worry about taking synthetic prescription drugs. There are natural remedies for high blood pressure that work, along with a few lifestyle changes where needed. By making just a few changes you can save the money you were spending on prescriptions, and improve your health! You probably know about habits that affect your blood pressure - smoking, .. (Hypertension)

Prevention and Control High Blood Pressure

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 Fernando Flores (July 16, 2008)  Blood pressure is the force blood exerts against blood vessel walls. It can be measured using an inflatable rubber cuff, which is wrapped around the upper arm and connected to an apparatus that records pressure. Two readings are obtained. For example: 120/80. The first number is called systolic blood pressure because it indicates blood pressure during the heartbeat (systole), and the .. (Hypertension)

Options For People With Primary Pulmonary Hypertention

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 Joseph Devine (July 16, 2008)  There is no cure for primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH), a disorder in which pressure in the pulmonary artery is chronically high for no diagnosable reason. Currently there are only two forms of treatment: lung transplants and a variety of drugs. The drugs available for PPH fall into five different categories: Prostacyclin analogues. These are drugs that expand the vessels in your .. (Hypertension)

Natural Way to Lower Blood Pressure No Prescriptions Needed!

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 Lori Hastings (July 15, 2008)  If you have hypertention, you may have searched for a natural way to lower blood pressure. Prescription medicines can be dangerous, and most are synthetic. There are several different things you can do to bring your readings down. Read on to find out some easy ways to reduce your blood pressure. Stress is a big factor in hypertension. As we all know, stress plays a big part in several .. (Hypertension)

Recognizing the Four Stages of Hypertension

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 Melissa Chow (July 15, 2008)  Of all the chronic illnesses that Americans suffer from, high blood pressure is the most pervasive. Over 25% of all U. S. citizens have it with more getting it every year. Since high blood pressure or hypertension has very few symptoms, at least until it is in it's advanced stages, many people with it are walking around without knowing that they have it. But what is high blood pressure . (Hypertension)

High Blood Pressure Diet

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 Andrew Marsden (July 13, 2008)  When you were diagnosed with high blood pressure, most likely the first suggestion made by your health care provider was to change your diet. High blood pressure can be eased and even cured by changing the foods you eat. There are some basic rules to curing your high blood pressure using a nutritional approach. Firstly, you should consume unrefined, unprocessed and fresh foods such as .. (Hypertension)

The Hidden Dangers of High Blood Pressure

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 Andrew Marsden (July 12, 2008)  High blood pressure is a silent killer. It can have detrimental effects on your body for months, even years, before any symptoms develop. It can damage your arteries, your heart, your brain, your kidneys and your eyes. It can also lead to sexual dysfunction, osteoperosis and sleep troubles. Arteries in optimum health are flexible, strong and elastic. Arteries are the passageway for .. (Hypertension)

The Different Blood Pressure Ranges You Should Be Aware Of

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 Kevin Snowie (July 12, 2008)  There are many things that can effect your blood pressure, either raising it or lowering it, and there are different blood pressure ranges you should be aware of. The pressure range which different people can cope with is varied but over time there have been standardized ranges that the medical community uses to determine the various stages of hypertension. Hypertension is measured as .. (Hypertension)

5 Herbs to Lower High Blood Pressure

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 Andrew Marsden (July 12, 2008)  There are a variety of herbal remedies that can contribute to lowering high blood pressure. This article will reveal just some of the remedies you can use to cure your hypertension. Hawthorn - Hawthorn vasodilates the blood vessels to allow blood to flow more freely around the body. In a study of 79 patients, who were randomised to receive either 1200mg of hawthorn extract or a placebo . (Hypertension)

Hypertension Warning Signs Can You Detect Them?

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 James Liow (July 11, 2008)  Have you ever wondered why high blood pressure is known as a silent killer? It's because the signs of high blood pressure or hypertension are usually hard to detect in a person. It is actually a disease that has no warning signs or symptoms on its onset. There will be more visible signs only when it reaches the critical stage. During the advanced stage, signs and symptoms of high blood . (Hypertension)

Natural High Blood Pressure Remedies

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 James Liow (July 11, 2008)  Are you wondering what natural high blood pressure remedies are available? Because people can often have high blood pressure (or hypertension) and not actually know it for several years during which huge damage is already done, it is often referred to as a silent killer. Once discovered however, natural remedies offer a cost-effective way to contain the disease often without any adverse . (Hypertension)

African American Women and Hypertension Are You at Risk?

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 Alvin Hopkinson (July 11, 2008)  It has been discovered that hypertension is most prevalent amongst African Americans that any other population within the United States. The disease is not easily detected; therefore it remains dormant for many years; as African Americans rarely commit to regular doctor visits. Unfortunately, before African Americans seek medical attention, the blood pressure has elevated to life- .. (Hypertension)

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Treatment Options

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 Jeff Behar (July 11, 2008)  Hypertension is typically treated by making changes in your lifestyle, and with drug therapy. Lifestyle Changes to Treat Hypertension Lifestyle changes include eating a healthy diet (such as the DASH diet, which includes lowering sodium but including daily servings of fruits, vegetables, and whole grain foods), stopping smoking, losing weight, and getting enough exercise, especially .. (Hypertension)

The 3rd Most Common Cardiac Disease For Those Over 50

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 Melissa Chow (July 11, 2008)  Pulmonary hypertension or PHT is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs. The increased blood pressure is caused by arterial resistance to the blood flow. As the resistance increases, the body finds it more and more difficult to supply oxygen, which is carried by the blood, to essential body organs. Furthermore, the problem builds upon itself as the . (Hypertension)

Hypertension (Causes and Prevention)

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 Brenda Williams (July 11, 2008)  Hypertension is a medical condition where blood pressure is high, forcing strongly against the blood vessel walls. This would increase the workload of the heart - causing it to work harder than it should. Hypertension could cause the blood vessels to explode which is fatal or other problems to the coronary arteries, eyes, kidneys and brain which is equally damaging. There are two types . (Hypertension)




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