I think my blood pressure is something like 123/85. What’s a normal blood pressure? It always amazes me that people can rattle off the birth dates of all of their family members, but they aren’t sure of their own blood pressure numbers. Hypertension increases your risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney and congestive heart failure, […]

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