In the United States, about 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure. About 25% of people with high blood pressure are unaware that they have it.
About 25% of American adults have prehypertension. People who are diagnosed with prehypertension (blood pressure ranges from 120 - 139/80 - 89 mm Hg) are at increased risk of developing high blood pressure.
Age is the major risk factor of hypertension. Men over age 45 and women over age 55 are at increased risk for high blood...Read more
Although high blood pressure affects both men and women, there are a number of concerns particularly relating to women that are worth... Read more »
The second Nurses Health Study has identified six dietary habits that reduce high blood pressure in women by almost 80%. The Nurses... Read more »