Lowering blood pressure associated with reduction in stroke risk
Lowering of blood pressure is associated with a 30% to 40% reduction in stroke risk.
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In the absence of antihypertensive drug therapy, there would have been an estimated 572,000 more hospital discharges for stroke in 2002, and 261,000 more discharges for myocardial infarction. The… [ Get More Details ]
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