Hypertension is still a major problem in the world. According to the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment on High Blood Pressure VII (JNC-VII), nearly 1 billion people in the world suffer from hypertension. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hypertension is the leading cause of death in the world. In 2010, 28.6% of adults aged 18 years and over suffer from hypertension in USA.
Posted: April 8, 2013 at 11:34 pm, Last Updated: January 7, 2016 at 7:13 am