Every 8th person is not aware of the presence of at

British researchers found that every 8th adult resident in England living with undiagnosed high blood pressure, for which he does not even know. All this puts millions of people at high risk because of the threat of strokes and heart attacks.

High blood pressure or hypertension is often called the "silent killer" because of the fact that this disorder often develops without any symptoms. The man is unaware of the presence of hypertension as long as does not become a victim of a severe stroke or heart attack, often leading to death or severe disability.

Note that today, at the disposal of the majority of people are quite affordable and reliable home blood pressure monitors that allow the measurement of blood pressure on a daily basis.

It is this and seek doctors who believe that the pressure should be measured for a person of the same daily routine as brushing your teeth or temperature measurement in the event of sickness. The earlier abnormal pressure changes will be seen, the higher the probability of timely initiation of preventive medicine.

This kind of medication is much reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke. The treatment of these debilitating illnesses costs the economy billions of rubles, but hundreds of thousands of people each year die or become disabled due to the fact that they simply just do not watch your pressure.