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What Is Blood Pressure

It is estimated that over 60 million Americans have high blood pressure. We’ve all heard that high blood pressure can kill you. Since there may not be any symptoms, it is often called the silent disease. But do you really know what high blood pressure is and why it’s bad for you? Let me explain the role of blood pressure in your body. Blood is pushed throughout the body by the pump we call the heart. The left side of the heart pumps blood rich with oxygen […]

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