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Consumer Awareness - Hypertension: Family history of BP


Having one or more close family members with high blood pressure before the age of 60 doubles your risk of having hypertension yourself. A family history of high blood pressure is linked to other risk factors for heart disease & stroke such as high cholesterol, high body fat, & being more sensitive to the effects of salt on raising blood pressure. Be aware of your risks. Get your #BloodPressure checked routinely. It's a simple measure that can save your life. #FindItFixIt #BeatThePressure


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