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Millions check blood pressure for World Hypertension Day

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

People worldwide are checking their blood pressure as part of a campaign to alert people about the dangers of high blood pressure.

Companies and organizations worldwide are participating in the World Hypertension League’s effort to get more people to check their blood pressure, culminating in World […]

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Millions check blood pressure for World Hypertension Day

Nations to screen 3 million for high blood pressure

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

High blood pressure poses a global health threat, affecting nearly a billion people. Even in a developed nation like the United States, where roughly 80 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, only slightly more than half have it under control.

World Hypertension Day is May […]

April 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog, High Blood Pressure, Sodium, Stroke|Tags: , |Comments Off on Nations to screen 3 million for high blood pressure