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Hypertension Management from Walk-In Clinics Helps to Prevent Diabetes

Hypertension Management from Walk-In Clinics Helps to Prevent Diabetes

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, should never be overlooked. It can lead to debilitating or fatal health conditions, specifically kidney disease, stroke, and heart attack. Hypertension is diagnosed when blood pressure exceeds 140/90 for individuals under age 60 and 150/90 for those over 60. It can be caused by obesity, family history of heart disease, stress, high-fat and salty diets, sedentary lifestyles, and old age, apart from smoking and drinking.

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