- By Dana Sparks
Tuesday Tips: Everyday ways to lower your blood pressure
High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. You can have high blood pressure (hypertension) for years without any symptoms. Even without symptoms, damage to blood vessels and your heart continues and can be detected. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart attack and stroke.
But your daily choices can bring your numbers down.
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