Posted by Oze Parrot on December 13th, 2007
The world Health Organization estimates that 600 million people in the world are affected by hypertension, and according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, there are 50 million Americans suffering from the disorder. Thirty percent of affected Americans are unaware of their condition. Approximately 20,000 deaths per year in the U.S.A. are related to hypertension.
Hypertension, refers to a higher than normal blood pressure in the body’s arteries. High blood pressure places the whole body in jeopardy, as it will lead to a number of disabling conditions including, heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. Chronic high blood pressure will cause severe damage to the body’s vital organs and will ultimately bring about one’s premature death… Read Story Here