Hypertension places stress on several organs (called target organs), including the kidneys, eyes, and heart, causing them to deteriorate over time. High blood pressure contributes to 75% of all strokes and heart attacks. It is particularly deadly in African-Americans.
Risk of complications or rapid progression of hypertension become more likely in the presence of other risk factors, including significant elevation of blood pressure, increasing age , smoking, abnormal cholesterol...Read more
If you live with high blood pressure, you're familiar with the side effects of anti-hypertensive medications. Fortunately, medications... Read more »
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Much like heart attacks, strokes are due to a decreased blood flow through an artery. In a matter of seconds brain tissue begins to die if... Read more »