By one estimate I've seen, hypertension control has cut the death rate from stroke in half, and from heart attacks by a third.
Some were elderly with underlying conditions like hypertension and diabetes.
Our current preventive routine focuses on treating such cardiac risk factors as hypertension and cholesterol.
Alcohol also improves your levels of good vs. bad cholesterol, and lowers the risk of hypertension.
Of course, we shouldn't go overboard: Oregon only looked at hypertension, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
Attention has been called to hypertension as an early, and some think an invariable, sign of chronic nephritis.
It is a state of the nervous system such as appears in hypertension.
Patients suffering from the association of chronic nephritis with hypertension die slowly, usually.
Goaded and overkeyed into a state of hypertension, it had retaliated with insensibility.
It is particularly constant in hypertension where the most beautiful examples are seen.
hypertension hy·per·ten·sion (hī'pər-těn'shən)
Persistent high blood pressure.
Arterial disease in which chronic high blood pressure is the primary symptom.
Abnormally high blood pressure.