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hypertension (high blood pressure)

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Author: NHS

Date: October 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about what high blood pressure is, what causes it and the risk factors.

Author: Mayo Clinic

Date: November 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about how hypertension causes damage to your arteries, heart, brain and eyes, as well as other problems.

Author: NHS

Date: October 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about when treatment is recommended, medicines available and lifestyle changes.

Author: NHS

Date: October 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about where to get a blood pressure test, what is involved in the test and 24-hour ambulatory testing.

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