Hypertension

Explaining hypertension

Know your numbers for a healthy heart

120. 80. 5. 25. Zero. What do these numbers mean? Do you know yours? Knowing the status of your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, BMI and glucose levels could save your life.

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Dr Jacomien de Villiers qualified as a specialist physician at the University of Pretoria in 1995. She worked at various clinics at the Department of Internal Medicine, Steve Biko Hospital, these include General Internal Medicine, Hypertension, Diabetes and Cardiology. She has run a private practice since 2001, as well as a consultant post at the Endocrine Clinic of Steve Biko Hospital.

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