High Blood Pressure 101

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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While high blood pressure is relatively common, it will only affect less than 25% of Americans during their lifetimes.
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  1. While high blood pressure is relatively common, it will only affect less than 25% of Americans during their lifetimes.

    Correct Answer: False

  2. "My blood pressure is 130/80. That's perfect."

    Correct Answer: False

  3. Elimination of sodium or salt from the diet is the only effective dietary strategy available to reduce blood pressure.

    Correct Answer: False

  4. "White coat hypertension," or elevated blood pressure in the doctor's office due to anxiety, is a harmless phenomenon, provided blood pressures at home are normal.

    Correct Answer: False

  5. Once you are prescribed a blood pressure medication, you can never stop it.

    Correct Answer: False