Our expert says:
Essential hypertension has no real cause. It is very important to control hypertension, to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease and strokes. Your hypertension will have to be controlled and I am sure that your doctor will treat it effectively. General advice to lower your hypertension, is daily cardiovascular exercise, lowering your salt intake, avoiding trans fatty acids in your meals and loosing weight will also be beneficial.
Your headaches can be associated with high blood pressure (usually a throbbing headache).
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