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Hypertension and heart failure are the 2 most common cardiovascular reasons for physician visits in older adults. Heart failure is a major cause of chronic disability, inability to exercise, decreased… [ Get More Details ]
The prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed hypertension from 1999 to 2002 was 78% for older women and 64% for older men.
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