The American Heart Association says that high blood pressure affects about 1 in 3 persons in United States that makes 73 million people. High blood pressure effects about two million American teens and children too. The American Medical Association reports that Hypertension is a major health problem.
Blood pressure is the force of blood that pushes the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood. If the pressure rises and stays high, it can damage the body.
High blood pressure is a chronic disease that can cause Heart diseases, Stroke, Heart attack, Kidney failure and other physical problems.
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