Chronic Conditions


Posted July 27, 2018

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

A condition present when blood flows through the blood vessels with a force greater than normal. Also called high blood pressure. High blood pressure, or hypertension, can strain the heart, damage blood vessels, and increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney problems, and death. Read more here: http://www.cdc.gov/bloodpressure/docs/ConsumerEd_HBP.pdf