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Here's How To Minimize Your Risk of Suffering From High Blood Pressure, Even If It Runs In Your Family

About 103 million Americans—which translates to a little less than a third of the US population—suffer from high blood pressure, according to 2018 data from the American Heart Association (AHA). But while high blood pressure (which doctors refer to as hypertension) can cause multiple fatal health issues, many Americans still …

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5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, but you may not realize the vital role this mineral plays in the body. Potassium aids in muscle contraction, fluid regulation, and mineral balance. What's more, potassium blunts the effects of excessive sodium consumption—a problem most Americans have. The average U.S. adult …

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