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What does it mean to have high blood pressure?
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In brief: Hypertension
Hi blood pressure is an elevation of the resistance of the blood vessels throughout the body.
If the resistance increases, your heart and other organs have to work harder and thereby begin to negatively affect them over time if left untreated.

In brief: Hypertension
Hi blood pressure is an elevation of the resistance of the blood vessels throughout the body.
If the resistance increases, your heart and other organs have to work harder and thereby begin to negatively affect them over time if left untreated.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
it means that your arteries may be harder, putting more stress on all organs in your body (heart, brain are the more sensitive). it means you could have diabetes, kidney disease, eye problems, high cholesterol. It could mean you have metabolic conditions like high thyroid. see MD
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine
In brief: It means ur at risk
It means really just two things - one - well, you knew this - the pressure in your blood vessels is 'high' two - your at a high risk for heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease, vascular disease and i suppose death - or maybe after the above, a wish for death - enjoy!

In brief: It means ur at risk
It means really just two things - one - well, you knew this - the pressure in your blood vessels is 'high' two - your at a high risk for heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease, vascular disease and i suppose death - or maybe after the above, a wish for death - enjoy!
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