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09 February 2010

Hypertension and your blood vessels

Your blood vessels are meant to be flexible and supple, but hypertension eventually curtails this.

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Your blood vessels are meant to be flexible and supple, but hypertension eventually curtails this. Like a rubber band that’s permanently stretched, your arteries will lose this elasticity.

They then develop arteriosclerosis and become clogged, or they can rupture.

There are surgical procedures to remedy this, but the earlier the condition is detected the better.

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