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Grandma, I don’t think you heard me the first time. Go get your blood pressure checked!

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Grandma, you can have another piece of pie as soon as you get your blood pressure checked!

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Grandpa, I can’t even pronounce ‘hypertension’, but I do know you need to get your blood pressure checked

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Children always speak the truth.

It’s time to listen.

Hypertension dramatically increases the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease, yet 1 in 2 people do not know they have it! When was the last time you or your parents had your blood pressure checked?

As children always speak the truth. It’s now time to listen to them and go get your blood pressure checked. Because they want you around for a very long time…

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”At the end of 2016, when I became president of the International Society of Hypertension, we looked at the data around the world and we found out that about half of people who have raised blood pressure didn’t know they had that problem! And nothing kills us more effectively than raised blood pressure.

Listen to Professor Neil Poulter, explaining why detecting raised blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the main priority of the International Society of Hypertension.

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