Senin, 28 Januari 2013

Hypertension: Prevent Complications

Hypertension: Prevent Complications. The treatment of hypertension is important to prevent complications that may constitute a danger.

Studies show that a decrease in systolic blood pressure (the top number) of 10 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure (the bottom number) of 5 mm Hg can reduce the risk:

  • heart attack by 15%;
  • heart failure by 50%;
  • stroke of 38%;
  • death by 10%.
Proper treatment can help a person with hypertension live longer and healthier.

To find out more please read what is hypertension.

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