Jul 06

The Importance Of Diagnosing Hypertension Early

By MD for Seniors

Hypertension often comes with no symptoms, but can lead to serious diseases when untreated. The American Society of Hypertension explained that more than 30 percent of adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure and, as a result, are at a high risk of heart disease, kidney failure and stroke. Health professionals should make a point to perform screenings for hypertension to reduce their patients’ chances of developing these life-threatening conditions.

According to Nursing in Practice, over 90 percent of the adults who have hypertension have no symptoms of the condition and go undiagnosed until they experience the onset …read more

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