How safe is exercise for people with high blood pressure?

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Most people with high blood pressure can exercise safely and are advised to do so as long as they don’t overdo it. Exercise can help reduce your blood pressure although it’s not clear exactly how it works. Exercise-induced blood pressure changes may be partly due to the weight you lose when you exercise regularly. But [...] Read more »

My High Blood Pressure

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A personal account of finding out about very high blood pressure My High Blood Pressure By Admin at I have probably had high blood pressure for a long time. This is the story of how I found out. In hindsight, I can identify many symptoms of high blood pressure, but I either ignored them [...] Read more »

Effects and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

The danger areas for high blood pressure (or hypertension) are the eyes, heart, kidneys and blood vessels. If high blood pressure remains untreated it can slowly damage blood vessels and major organs without showing any obvious symptoms. That’s why high blood pressure is often called “the silent killer”. About 50% of the people affected by [...] Read more »