According to the American Heart Association one in three adults has high blood pressure. But nearly one-third of those people don't know they have high blood pressure, because it's a silent disease. If your high blood pressure goes uncontrolled it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney failure. Naturally lower your blood pressure by taking walks, make sure your reading food packaging for sodium, pick produce that is rich in potassium, relax with music. According to a recent Harvard Study high blood pressure contributes to more than 15% of deaths in the united states. Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of american women, claiming more than 500,000 women's lives each year? If your not sure that you have hypertension talk with your doctor to get tested. If you already have hypertension, don't let it go untreated and monitor your pressure regulary. The American Heart Association has a free blood pressure chart that you can download for daily tracking.
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