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High Blood Pressure

Season 14 Episode 1401 | 26m 49s

Got high blood pressure? Not so fast. New guidelines could change the way doctors think about hypertension and whether or not to prescribe medications. Hypertension is known as the silent killer because it has no warning signs or symptoms. Uncontrolled it can lead to heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. In this episode we examine the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of hypertension.

Aired: 02/06/14

Rating: NR

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