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What’s My Blood Type?

Many people are not aware of their blood type. You might not know what your blood type is until you get a blood test for some reason, or you are asked to donate some blood for a loved one. Your blood type depends on the genes you inherit from your …

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What’s My Blood Type?

Many people are not aware of their blood type. You might not know what your blood type is until you get a blood test for some reason, or you are asked to donate some blood for a loved one. Your blood type depends on the genes you inherit from your …

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What Can High Blood Pressure Cause?

Blood flowing through the arteries exerts pressure against the artery walls. This is measured as blood pressure. High blood pressure indicates that the blood is exerting too much pressure on the artery walls. Called the “silent killer”, hypertension (high blood pressure) rarely exhibits any symptoms. The damage it’s doing to …

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Foods to Avoid with High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a very common condition. Most people with hypertension don’t have any symptoms and have no idea they have it. It is for this reason that hypertension is often referred to as the “silent killer”. The scary statistics are that by 2030, 41.4 % of …

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Foods that Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition whereby the pressure exerted on the walls of the arteries is too high that it causes heart problems. While medication does help control high blood pressure, your diet also plays a big role. If you want to delay or avoid taking medication, you can …

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What’s My Blood Type?

Many people are not aware of their blood type. You might not know what your blood type is until you get a blood test for some reason, or you are asked to donate some blood for a loved one. Your blood type depends on the genes you inherit from your …

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High Blood Pressure in Children

It is a common perception that high blood pressure or hypertension affects older people. The fact is that high blood pressure can affect people of any age group. It is often noted in younger age groups and these days the incidence of high blood pressure in children is on the …

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High White Blood Cell Count During Pregnancy

Your white blood cell (WBC) count signifies the status of your immune system. A high white blood cell count usually indicates that you have a bacterial or viral infection. High white blood cell count often results from disorders of the immune system, autoimmune system and blood. Symptoms associated with high WBC …

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