[Video] Hypertension Takes on New Significance as a Public Health Problem

New blood pressure guidelines released!

Hypertension (High blood pressure), known as “the silent killer”, is now estimated to affect nearly half of Americans. Under the new guidelines from the American Heart Association,  the prevalence of this disease is now up from one third in this population. This is very significant because Hypertension is recognized as one of the major causes of Heart Disease, a major cause of death in adults.

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