Hypertension (or high blood pressure) is a problem for
many Americans with higher prevalence among African Americans.
There are simple steps before advising the use of medications to
take to ensure this problem does not lead to long-term systemic
effects such as stroke, heart failure, and/or kidney disease.
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Preventing High Blood Pressure in African American Populations.
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