August 2013

Hypertension: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatment

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a medical condition wherein the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. The arteries in the body deliver the oxygenated blood from the heart to the many different parts of the body. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force or pressure against the arterial walls as the …

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