DAY 1: HYPERTENSION – What is it?

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Hello! Welcome to Daily Health Check with Dr Gabby.

Today we will begin our discussion on hypertension. Hypertension or high blood pressure as it is popularly called is a condition whereby blood pumps in the blood vessels at a greater pressure.

Hypertension is one of the major causes of illness in the world. For an adult over 18 years of age, a persistently raised blood pressure beyond 140/90 is termed hypertension.

Usually more than one blood pressure reading is required to make a diagnosis.

Have you ever checked your Blood pressure?

Join me tomorrow as we discuss the causes and types of hypertension.

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