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Most Adults Don’t Treat High Blood Pressure Or Don’t Control It

Blood pressure is not adequately controlled in approximately 75% of adult patients with hypertension.



Controlling High Blood Pressure Is A Must

We know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. It’s also well known that many people refuse to take medications to control it.


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Increase In High Blood Pressure Among Children

We know we have an issue with obesity in children in this country and, not surprisingly, high blood pressure is also on the rise in kids.


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Local Researchers Testing Procedure For People With High Blood Pressure

Local researchers are testing a procedure for people with hard to treat hypertension.


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Check Children’s Blood Pressure

High blood pressure in children and teens is a growing problem but many parents don’t even think of it as a concern for their kids.


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New Hope For High Blood Pressure Sufferers Who Get No Relief from Drugs

The University of Pennsylvania is helping to test a new procedure that could provide a cure for the millions of Americans with high blood pressure that can’t be controlled with medication.


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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Women who have high blood pressure in pregnancy are more likely to have problems later in life with their pressure.


Teen Boys: Their Blood Pressure Now, and Down the Road

by KYW medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Scientists are now beginning to look at adolescents and monitoring their health as teenagers as a way to predict their overall health as adults. 



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