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

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High blood pressure is the number two cause of renal disease.
Recent epidemiologic studies have found associations of increased air particles with increased heart rate and blood pressure and decreased heart rate variability (3-6).
It's important to know your blood pressure and to get it checked every year, or more often if you have other risk factors," says JoAnn E.
Your kidneys play a key role in keeping your blood pressure in a healthy range, and blood pressure, in turn, can affect the health of your kidneys.
Our first issue appears around American Heart Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month: What better time to turn the spotlight on high blood pressure?
Along with the effect of hypertension itself, some of the medicines used to treat high blood pressure are felt to have a negative impact on erectile function," said Dr.
Americans may have heard that diastolic blood pressure counts more.
But a person with high blood pressure, or hypertension, has a high blood pressure even at rest.
No one on any side of the salt controversy doubts that sodium reduction, combined with exercise, reduces blood pressure in older patients who have been diagnosed with hypertension.
Normal blood pressure for an adult is up to 140 over 85 (systolic over diastolic).
Christopher's attendants choose to follow his blood pressure closely, but not to take him to the emergency room immediately.
For example, if you smoke and have high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol, you're eight times more likely to develop coronary heart disease than a woman with no risk factors.
They have found that high blood pressure and high levels of blood sugar increase the risk that a person with diabetes will progress to ESRD.
High blood pressure and kidney disease are closely related.
ISLAMABAD -- High blood pressure can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels in teenagers just like it affects adults, a study has warned.