WELCOME to Blood Pressure & Hypertension
The high blood pressure information web site
The Purpose of this web site is:
- To inform you about high blood pressure disease which concerns between 10% and 40% of the industrial populations,
- to allow you to deal with your high blood pressure,
- to allow you to familiarize yourself with the instruments of blood pressure measurement.
As you probably know, high blood pressure is one of he most important cardiovascular risk factor (as diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and tobacco) all over the world.
Several medical studies have demonstrated the relation between the knowledge of that cardiovascular risk factor and its management: the more the patients are informed and the hypertension is managed.
That’s the reason why this web site has been created in 2000 and is visited by more and more people.
Dr. P. LAURENT, MD, PhD
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