Researchers have compared the effects of exercise and medicines in people with high blood pressure and the results suggest that exercise could be a good way of keeping blood pressure under control.

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People aged under 40 who have high blood pressure are more at risk of having heart problems when they get older, according to a new study.

The American Heart Association has found that people with high blood pressure who follow a lifestyle change programme could reduce their need for blood pressure medications.

Having high blood pressure can damage the blood vessels around the eye, resulting in eye disease and affecting vision.

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Evidence suggests that even slightly raised blood pressure in 50-year-olds could increase the risk of dementia later in life.

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