How Much Do You Know About High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. High blood pressure is when the blood pressure in your arteries is elevated and your heart has to work harder than normal to pump blood through the blood vessels. It is important that you have your blood pressure checked regularly by your healthcare provider.

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Prakash Chand
Prakash Chand
Prakash Chand is a retired athlete and founder of Ask The Doctor. Throughout his life he has had the opportunity to closely train with and learn from some of the best professional athletes, coaches and entrepreneurs on the planet. His goal is to share all this privileged knowledge he has learned and promote healthy living, wellness and sport to everyone.

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