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the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels

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Automated blood pressure monitors are expected to grow at lucrative CAGR of over 13.
White coat hypertension is when a patient has persistently high blood pressure when a doctor's present but a normal one (below 135/85mmHg) when read at home.
Blood Katharine Headaches are sign of The charity points out that there are 62,000 deaths every year from stroke and heart attacks due to poor blood pressure control.
But here's the good news: High blood pressure can be managed, delayed or prevented by adopting some simple lifestyle changes.
With high blood pressure, the heart works harder, the arteries take a beating, and the chances of a stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems are greater.
You could have prehypertension if your blood pressure is only slightly higher than normal--for example, the first number (systolic) is between 120 and 139 or the second number (diastolic) is between 80 and 89.
Saroya was shopping at Valencia Town Center with 26-year-old brother Puneet when they came across the heart-check center, a self-automated machine that takes blood pressures and pulse rates for free.
Normally, ACE converts the compound angiotensin I into angiotensin II, which induces the blood vessels to constrict and blood pressure to rise.
Raised blood pressure is the most important cause of premature death in the world and is responsible for more than 60 per cent of all strokes and 50 per cent of all heart disease," says BPA executive director, Nickie Roberts.
The newer study looked at the subjects' arterial stiffness and blood pressure during a fast, and then 30, 60, and 90 minutes after they drank 250 milliliters of red wine.
Diabetes, high blood pressure, and various kidney disorders are the main causes of end stage renal disease.
To overcome the problems of wide variations in diseased animals and circadian cycles, we adopted a novel approach using a mixed-effects model to investigate whether ambient particle exposure was associated with changes in heart rate and blood pressure in pulmonary hypertensive rats.
High blood pressure is far and away the strongest risk factor for stroke.
How can I prevent high blood pressure from damaging my kidneys?
For example, our rates of high blood pressure are among the highest in the nation.