Dr. Barbara Huggins

Proper Blood Pressure

June 29, 2006

Proper Blood Pressure -  June 29, 2006The American Heart Association estimates that nearly one-third of Americans have hypertension, or high blood pressure, which can lead to strokes, kidney disease and heart failure if untreated. An accurate measurement of blood pressure during a doctor's office visit can make the difference in whether medications are needed. UT Health Center's Dr. Mom explains.

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