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To learn more about high blood pressure or hypertension, browse any of the topics below.

About High Blood Pressure (HBP) 
Arm yourself with the knowledge you need. Learn what your blood pressure numbers mean and protect yourself and those you love from the "silent killer's" serious consequences.
Why HBP Matters 
Untreated high blood pressure can damage and weaken your arteries. Find out how this process causes serious health consequences and what you can do to prevent them.
Your Risk for HBP 
Some people are at higher risk of developing HBP because of gender, age or race. Find out your level of risk and learn about the factors you can control to stay healthy.
Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of HBP
The test is simple and the results are critical, especially if your numbers are high. Find out about receiving an accurate diagnosis and learn to monitor your numbers.
Prevention & Treatment of HBP 
Good news! High blood pressure is manageable. Find out what you can do to enjoy wellness and live at your healthiest potential.
   
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