Hypertension and risk of cardiovascular disease. A major problem


Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), namely coronary artery disease and cerebrovascular accidents, are the main cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide [1]. Risk factors for CVD in adults are: hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hyperuricemia, microalbuminuria, overweight and obesity; over-eating, physical inactivity, tobacco smoking, exaggerated alcohol… (More)


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