High Blood Pressure


The Facts About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.

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Knowing your blood pressure numbers is key to a longer, healthier life.