Study: Many Americans have uncontrolled blood pressure

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Nearly one in three Americans has high blood pressure. And now a new study shows only about half have it under control.

This means many are at a greater risk for heart attack or stroke.

It seems young men 18 to 34 may be the least compliant.

Controlling your blood pressure comes down to a healthy diet, exercise, stress management and in many cases, the right medication at the right dose.


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