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Hypertension Serious in Young Men

High blood pressure is more common in younger men, and should be taken just as serious as in their older counterparts.

Don't Wait 5 Years

"The longer you have untreated hypertension, the more complications you get," says Broeckel. "We also know patients who had early onset hypertension and developed diabetes at an early age. It makes early diagnosis and treatment very important."

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