By David Mittleman

Doctors Struggle to Get Patients’ Hypertension Under Control

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious problem in the U.S. with 1 in 4 adults affected by the condition. High blood pressure results when the force of the blood pushes too hard against the artery walls as the heart pumps. If this pressure stays high over time, it can result in coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure and other health problems. Doctors have struggled to figure out whey it seems it is so difficult to get patients’ hypertension under control, with the realization that …read more