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Hypertension

Small Steps Add Up to Lower Blood Pressure

By |2023-07-18T14:55:02-04:00July 12th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When Doreen Tornabene of Manalapan began experiencing headaches and lightheadedness years ago, she attributed her symptoms to stress. But a visit to her physician revealed that she had high blood pressure, and she began taking medication to address it. Knowing that hypertension runs in her family, she recently started [...]

Is That a Good Number? Understanding Your Blood Pressure Reading

By |2023-01-05T12:04:49-05:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

High blood pressure (hypertension) is when the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels is consistently too high. Often symptomless, it silently damages blood vessels and can lead to heart attack or stroke. “Because some patients with hypertension will not have symptoms, they are at greater risks for developing [...]

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