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Health risks associated with high blood pressure

High Blood Pressure poses serious health risks...

If your blood pressure is not well controlled, you have an increased risk of:

  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Kidney (renal) disease
  • Eye problems (retinopathy)
  • Erectile dysfunction
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  • High blood pressure is common, but many do not know if they have hypertension.
  • Know your numbers and whether you have hypertension.
  • Check your blood pressure with a home blood pressure monitor or have your health care provider check your blood pressure.
  • Controlling your blood pressure helps you stay healthy and decrease your risk of serious health problems.

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