High Blood Pressure : 10 Important Questions that could Save Your Heart

Feb 15, 17 High Blood Pressure : 10 Important Questions that could Save Your Heart

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This is the second in our February Medical Monday series on heart health. Dr. Kirsten O. Healy, a new member of the WVFC Medical Advisory Board, has generously agreed to write about cardiovascular and heart health for Medical Monday all this month. Last week she wrote about “7 Steps to a Heart Healthy Life.” Today she gives our...

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Death and disability: 10 risk factors

Jan 25, 17 Death and disability: 10 risk factors

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Kota Kinabalu: There are 10 risk factors that drive the most death and disability combined, a recent Seminar on “From the Heart Diseases to Parkinson’s…” was told. Dr Jonathan Khor, who revealed this, said the risk factors are poor diet, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, obesity, high cholesterol, tobacco...

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High blood pressure now major problem in developing world

Nov 18, 16 High blood pressure now major problem in developing world

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People with high blood pressure — which is also known as hypertension — have a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia. PARIS: The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades, with the biggest rise in south Asia and Africa,...

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