High Blood Pressure Topic Guide
High Blood Pressure: High blood pressure (hypertension) may be present in an individual, without any symptoms. Thus, it is called the "silent killer." Secondary causes of high blood pressure include heart disease, kidney disease, tumors, birth control, alcohol, thyroid dysfunction and birth control pills. Treatment of high blood pressure is generally through diet, exercise, and medication if necessary.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) FAQs You've heard that high blood pressure is hard on the heart, but what are other risks of this common cardiovascular disease? Get plenty of answers to your frequently asked questions (FAQs) on high blood pressure (hypertension).
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