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Patient education: High blood pressure in adults (Beyond the Basics)


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Blood is transported from the heart to other organs and areas of the body by the arteries. Blood pressure is the pressure that is exerted on the inner walls of these arteries by blood. Generally, to be diagnosed with high blood pressure, you must exhibit continuously high blood pressure at two different doctor's visits spaced at least 7 days apart.


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treatment , lifestyle , medication, diastolic , systolic


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Rated on: 4/14/2021 3:01:01 AM

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