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Hypertension Worldwide

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Hypertension Worldwide:

Worldwide, 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure - a condition that leads to heart attack and stroke.

Everyone can take five concrete steps to help prevent high blood pressure:

1. Healthy diet
2. Physical activity
3. Avoiding tobacco
4. Avoiding harmful use of alcohol
5. Managing stress in healthy ways

  • Page last reviewed: July 22, 2015
  • Page last updated: July 22, 2015
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    Global Health
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