Hypertension otherwise known as high blood pressure, occurs when the pressure of the blood against the blood vessel walls increase above the normal range. High blood pressure increases the risk of health conditions such as stroke, heart attack, heart failure, blindness and kidney failure. Dietitians can assist you to improve blood pressure through dietary changes. Overweight and obesity can place you at a higher risk of blood pressure, dietitians can also help the management of hypertension through weight loss.

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