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Hypertension and Stroke (Health Tip)

junio 16, 2018

[VidSitePro id=60 ]Why is having high blood pressure such a big deal as many as 65 million Americans over the age of six have high blood pressure also known as hypertension so what are the consequences of this epidemic stroke which affects the arteries leading to the brain is one of hypertension’s most serious consequences strokes are caused by a clot obstructing the flow of blood to the brain or by a vessel rupturing with the same result Al Capone is best known for his life of crime in prohibition America where he was heralded as the boss of a criminal organization in Chicago what many people don’t know about Capone however is that he suffered a stroke while in prison which led to his demise at the age of 48 people with hypertension are eight times more likely to suffer from strokes like Capone’s than people with normal blood pressure in fact high blood pressure is identified as the number one risk factor for strokes [Music]

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