17/05/2023 12:46 PM | Click to read full article
Having high blood pressure over a prolonged period can cause serious damage to your blood vessels. Often referred to as the "silent killer" because it may show no symptoms, high blood pressure puts you at an increased risk for heart disease, heart failure, kidney disease and stroke. High blood pressure or hypertension is a common occurrence in people of all age groups. Timely diagnosis and management are key to bringing your numbers down.