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#high blood pressure

# high-blood-pressure - Monday 7 August, 2017

The 'silent killer' that affects one million people in Ireland

“It’s a ticking bomb, people are walking around with diabetes and [high] blood pressure and they’re not aware that they have it.”

# high-blood-pressure - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Strokes are largely preventable with 10 risk factors responsible for 90% of them

The two major types of stroke include ischaemic stroke caused by blood clots, which accounts for 85% of strokes, and haemorrhagic stroke or bleeding into the brain, which accounts for 15% of strokes.

# high-blood-pressure - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'

Men who fail to eat in the morning have a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack than those who eat breakfast, a new study shows.

# high-blood-pressure - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic

Thousands of Irish people are suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, according to the results of a VHI Healthcare screening project.