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Blood Pressure Management

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Women in particular are at risk for developing high blood pressure. In fact, being just 20 pounds or more overweight, having a family history or having reached menopause is known to increase a woman’s risk. Hypertension is manageable and knowing your numbers is the first step.

Hypertension is manageable and knowing your numbers is the first step.

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. Get the facts about HBP, learn about the different types of hypertension, and find out how you can manage this condition:

Stroke

High blood pressure is the leading cause of stroke and the most significant controllable risk factor for stroke. Many scientists attribute our current decline in stroke-related deaths to the successful treatment of high blood pressure. Read on to learn more about the relationship between HBP and stroke.

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A Silent but Significant Risk

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is often considered a silent killer.

That’s because high blood pressure typically has no symptoms but poses a significant risk for heart disease and stroke.

Your blood pressure shouldn’t feel like a puzzle.

Knowledge is power. Get the tools to tame your high blood pressure.

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