About 1 in 3 U.S. adults—an estimated 68 million—have high blood pressure, which can increases the risk for heart disease & stroke, leading causes of death in the United States. High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it often has no warning signs or symptoms, & many people don't realize they have it. It's important to get your blood pressure checked regularly. The good news is that you can take steps to prevent high blood pressure, or to reduce it if it is already high.
Do you know about high blood pressure myths and lies? Not knowing the truth can lead to a lifetime of medication, never resulting in a "cure." Medications generally address only the symptom and not the cause. High blood pressure is extremely serious and it can absolutely cause chronic illness or death. Getting it properly diagnosed - and treating the true cause(s) - is our aim. // OnDietandHealth.com
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High blood pressure-also known as hypertension or “the silent killer”-affects 1 in 3 adult Americans, or roughly 67 million people, and that number only continues to grow. 90-95% of cases are known as primary hypertension, which is hypertension with no underlying medical cause. The small...