Things you need to know about high blood pressure
High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. High blood pressure can cause strokes, heart attacks, and heart and kidney failure and is related to dementia and sexual problems. These problems can be prevented if high blood pressure is well treated and controlled. Blood pressure allows blood to flow and deliver oxygen and food to the body.
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