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Blood Pressure In Numbers

Blood Pressure: What’s in a Number? The term high blood pressure is now almost common place within the English language, and if you were to ask someone if they knew what high blood pressure was the likelihood is that they could probably tell you what it may lead would they actually know the numbers? Within

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Exercise And Hypertension

It seems as though many Americans are living a life that leads to high blood pressure or hypertension. As people age, the situation gets worse. Nearly half of all older Americans have hypertension. This disease makes people five times more prone to strokes, three times more likely to have a heart attack, and two to

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High Blood Pressure

When you get high blood pressure, you should be able to control blood pressure with getting and maintaining a healthy weight; reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) when high; restrict salt in diet, exercise, and adding calcium, vitamin D, magnesium and potassium for your diet. Optimal blood pressure is at or below 120/80 mm Hg. The following

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