A billion people worldwide suffer from high blood pressure

Hypertension moved from the category of "diseases of the rich" in the group "diseases of the poor". According to statistics, in the world there are more than a billion people with high blood pressure.

If the hypertension was highly prevalent in developed countries with high levels of economic development, now more and more cases of the disease recorded in poor countries with developing economies. Especially on the General background are allocated to the countries of Asia. The lowest incidence rates are observed in Canada and the United States.

High blood pressure is one of the main causes of mortality, the researchers note. Monitor the pressure and if necessary, take drugs to support indicators at the optimum values. To cure high blood pressure cannot, however, regular medication allows you to live with normal pressure without spikes.

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