What You Should Know About High Blood Pressure and Hypertension

Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood circulating and pressing against the inner walls of the body’s blood vessels and arteries. Typically, two measures of hypertension are performed: systolic and diastolic, as measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Blood pressure is a sure-fire indicator of current health status, especially when it is […]

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About 1 in 3 adults in the United States has high blood pressure. The main cause of this condition is poor nutrition. Often high blood pressure has no signs or symptoms and therefore it’s often ignored. One may have it for years without knowing it. Unfortunately, during this period, the silent HBP may damage cardiovascular […]