HYPERETENSION: A STUDY OF PREVALENCE, CONTROL AND AWARENESS AMONG SOCIETY
Romil Sharma*, Hiteshwar Sharma and Dr. Bharat Parashar
At a population level, hypertension is the most important risk factor for premature cardiovascular disease. On a global basis, hypertension accounts for approximately 50% of all strokes and ischemic cardiac events. In addition, knowledge of a patient’s lifelong exposure to elevated blood pressure may help further refine cardiovascular risk assessment.
Keywords: Hypertension, CVD and treatment.
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