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Study links low levels of vitamin D to high blood pressure

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that teenagers with the lowest vitamin D levels were more than twice as likely to have high blood pressure and blood sugar and were four times more likely to have metabolic syndrome, defined as having three or more conditions that contribute to heart disease […]

Hypertension and Your Eyes

Just by looking in your eyes during your eye exam your eye doctor can tell a lot about your overall health. Early detection of hypertension or high blood pressure may reduce the long-term costs associated with the disease as well as the complications in the internal structures of the eyes. Hypertension can impact many parts […]