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Shortened life expectancy with hypertension

Scientists have found that individuals suffering from high blood pressure when they are 50, have 7 years less life expectancy due to cardiovascular complication than those who don't. Hypertension is a symptom of a pathological process occurring in the body as it ages.

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About: Shortened life expectancy with hypertension

Date: 2005

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