High blood pressure is a medical issue that plagues over 75 million Americans. And the disease also referred to as hypertension is very prevalent in the African-American community. Lifestyle publication for black women MadameNoire highlighted that out of the number of those affected by an abnormally high blood pressure, black women account for 45.7%. Below MadameNoire shares the important facts black women need to know about the condition:
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