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Women and Hypertension

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Women and Hypertension

Hypertension, also referred to as ‘High Blood Pressure’ is characterized by having a blood pressure reading equal to or over 140/90mm Hg (SBP/DBP) What is Hypertension? Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

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Heart Disease and Obesity in Women

Within 20 years, the percent of obese adult women has increased significantly: 1988-1994: 25.5% obese 2009-2012: 35.9% obese More than 50 million women are currently living with some form of cardiovascular disease. Millions of women are currently living with coronary heart disease (CHD). Heart disease is the leading cause of death of women.

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