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Higher awareness levels, increasing demand for early diagnostics & prevention and increasing stress levels leading towards high blood pressure are the factors responsible for the market growth.
As a result of my raised blood pressure whenever my doctor measured it I had to have continuous blood pressure monitoring for 24 hours.
These stats are a major reason behind Blood Pressure UK's drive to get people to have their blood pressure tested during Know Your Numbers Week which started on Monday.
Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries.
High blood pressure can have a number of causes and often runs in families.
Isolated systolic hypertension is the most common form of high blood pressure in older people, and it can lead to serious health problems.
Though the alcohol-free group enjoyed the decrease in diastolic blood pressure, the best effects on central systolic (arterial) blood pressure were seen in the alcohol group.
High blood pressure is the number two cause of renal disease.
Recent epidemiologic studies have found associations of increased air particles with increased heart rate and blood pressure and decreased heart rate variability (3-6).
It's important to know your blood pressure and to get it checked every year, or more often if you have other risk factors," says JoAnn E.
Your kidneys play a key role in keeping your blood pressure in a healthy range, and blood pressure, in turn, can affect the health of your kidneys.