Every 1 of 10 people suffers from high blood pressure

Posted by Angelo Gotini on Tue, Dec 29, 2009  
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Statistics show that one out of every ten people suffers from high blood pressure. No matter whether he is a man or woman, the lifetime risk for him or her grow continuously. It is known that while the heart pump blood in the arteries the pressure be measured. When this pressure is too high, we call it high blood pressure or it's medical name hypertension.

High blood pressure can damage arteries and restrict supply the body with blood, as eventually cause serious problems to the authorities. This applies especially to the work of the heart. If not treated in time, suffering from hypertension may receive serious injury to body.

Blood pressure is measured with an instrument with a complicated name - sphygmomanometer. The risk of death of people who have high blood pressure - mainly from heart attack or stroke - is twice higher than in those with normal blood pressure. High blood lead to hand with him and serious problems for people with kidney and eyesight.



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