Understanding High Blood Pressure
A great way to open readers' eyes to an often-overlooked health threat. Explains what hypertension is and the health problems it can cause. Stresses that symptoms are not usually noticeable and that screening is therefore important. Tells how screening is conducted, how hypertension is measured, and how it is treated. Also identifies high-risk groups, and cites both avoidable and unavoidable risk factors. 8 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"