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Stress, women and obesity

Hypertension: the silent killer

17 May is World Hypertension Day. Could you be suffering from high blood pressure without knowing it? Hypertension is a silent but deadly disease. Check your blood pressure today.

The Pill and hypertension

About 5% of women using oral contraceptives develop high blood pressure for reasons which are not clear.

Stress and hypertension

You may have been told that you’re “hyper-tense” or have an A-type personality, and that you have hypertension because you’re too wound-up or stressed.

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