High Blood Pressure

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Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stroke are the two largest killers worldwide, collectively causing over 15 million deaths annually (WHO figures), and these are the two main consequences of high blood pressure. Even in the absence of other risk factors, an increase of 20 mm Hg in systolic pressure or 10 mm Hg in diastolic pressure above 115/75 mm Hg doubles the risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

What makes this so worth taking seriously is that the vast majority of individuals with high blood pressure have no outward symptoms and that leaves them at risk of their first symptom being a heart attack or stroke.

15 minutes or less is all it takes to have your blood pressure professionally checked and other risk factors assessed.

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