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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

Effects of High Blood Pressure
Over time, the effects of high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) can include a heart attack, kidney failure, and congestive heart failure. The body structures most vulnerable to high blood pressure include the blood vessels, heart, brain, and kidneys.
Effects of High Blood Pressure on your Body

What are the problems that may result from hypertension or high blood pressure?
Measuring Blood Pressure
When taking blood pressure, your healthcare provider will usually use a sphygmomanometer or blood pressure machine. A sphygmomanometer is the most commonly used device for measuring blood pressure. When a person's blood pressure is taken, it's important to get at least two readings -- at least two minutes apart -- and average the result

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