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Your Kidneys and High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a major contributing factor to many chronic health conditions, that’s why you hear so much about the importance of managing your blood pressure. According to the American heart Association, an estimated one in three Americans has high blood pressure, which is signified by a systolic pressure (the top number in your blood pressure reading) of 140 or higher, and a diastolic (bottom number) of 90 or higher. The latest thinking, however, is that normal is relative, and to determine your ideal blood pressure range, talk with the care team at Valley Urological Associates or your family doctor. Read the full article »