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You can’t feel high blood pressure. There are usually no warning signs, so you can have it and not know. That’s why it’s important to get it checked. Your GP and Cardiologist will check it regularly for you. Hypertension is the name for high blood pressure over a long period of time. Blood pressure is the […]
Hyperlipidemia refers to an increased level of lipids or fats the blood, including cholesterol and triglycerides. Although hyperlipidemia does not cause symptoms its self, it can significantly increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which is a disease of blood vessels supplying the heart. It can also increase your risk of cerebrovascular disease (brain) and peripheral […]
Aorta Disease and Marfan Syndrome The aorta is the large artery that leaves the heart and provides oxygen-rich blood to the rest of your body. These two things can cause the aorta to widen or tear. This raises the chance of things like: Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) High blood pressure Genetic conditions such as […]