Dr. Crandall: Many Steps Will Help Beat ‘Silent Killer’

High blood pressure is often called the “silent killer,” because it causes your heart to work harder to accomplish the vital task of keeping you alive, but there are many ways to lower your blood pressure and keep you safe, experts are discovering.

“Over a million people in the world have it,” Chauncey Crandall, M.D., a New York Times bestselling author and director of preventive medicine at the Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Florida, tells Newsmax’s “Newsline.” “We see it in the office every day.”

Untreated high blood pressure can increase the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, as well as cause other serious health issues. 

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