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Is Your Blood Pressure in Check?

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  • Treatment options for your stage of high blood pressure
  • Information about how high blood pressure can be a silent killer
  • Tips for dealing with your blood pressure on a daily basis

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on July 22, 2014

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