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Is There a Link Between Age and Essential Hypertension?

Age as an Essential Hypertension Risk

Many people get high blood pressure as they get older. More than half of all Americans age 60 and older have hypertension. This is not a part of healthy aging. There are things you can do to help keep your blood pressure normal, such as:
 
  • Eating a healthy diet
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Getting enough physical activity.
     
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