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How To Prevent Full Blown Hypertension

hypertensionHypertension is a medical condition which occurs when the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. This elevated blood pressure puts strain on the heart and this can lead to heart diseases, kidney disease and put one at a higher risk to suffer a heart attack.

 

There are a number of reasons for hypertension. Genetics, medication, age and stress are the most common. In some cases doctors cannot identify the underlying medical cause for the hypertension. Though some of the factors cannot be changed, like genetics, you will be interested to know how lifestyle changes can play a big role in preventing full blown hypertension.

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You Can Cure Your High Blood Pressure

blood pressure3Approximately 6.3 million South Africans are being treated for high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Those numbers are shocking but what is even more shocking than those numbers is that most of those being treated for high blood pressure can cure themselves of the condition simply by changing their lifestyle a little.

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Reduce Blood Pressure to Save Your Life

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High blood pressure can be a killer. It puts strain on your heart and other systems. If you do not reduce blood pressure in time, you may suffer a heart attack and those can be fatal.

 

Your heart is one of the most active muscles in your body. It is constantly on the go sending litres of blood rushing around your body. Like any good circulatory system, your body has a range of optimum pressures to work within. Blood pressure that is too low or too high causes problems.

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