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HYPERTENSION

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition where the force of blood pushing against the blood vessels increases causing long- term damage to blood vessels and organs and their functions.

COMPLICATIONS

Uncontrolled blood pressure can result in complications such as heart attack, stroke, chronic (long-term) heart failure, kidney disease and vision problems.
Discuss the increased risk for South Asians with your doctor. © 2019 Aga Khan Health Board USA
Discuss the increased risk for South Asians with your doctor. © 2019 Aga Khan Health Board USA

COMPLICATIONS

Uncontrolled blood pressure can result in complications such as heart attack, stroke, chronic (long-term) heart failure, kidney disease and vision problems.

HYPERTENSION

High blood pressure or hypertension is a common condition where the force of blood pushing against the blood vessels increases, causing long-term damage to blood vessels and organs and their functions.