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Hypertension and lifestyle advice

Hypertension and lifestyle advice

Cardiology

Mike Rich
Chief Executive
Blood Pressure Association

Hypertension has reached epidemic proportions. It has been estimated that around 15 million people in the UK are currently hypertensive with that number set to increase as we become less active and more overweight

Thousands of people are diagnosed as being hypertensive on a weekly basis. Unless immediately necessary, most clinicians will look to see if lifestyle changes can be introduced to reduce the need for medication.

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