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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.

Studies support "risk-based" approach to treating people with high blood pressure
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Blood pressure as we age: What is a healthy target?
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Hypertension: Effective ways to lower high blood pressure without medication
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