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High blood pressure (hypertension)

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. There are many things you can do to reduce and control your blood pressure including limiting your salt intake, quitting smoking and getting more exercise. What does the evidence say? Learn more below.

Does salt really affect blood pressure?
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Fish-oil supplements: another weapon against high blood pressure
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Studies support "risk-based" approach to treating people with high blood pressure
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