In-Depth: Hypertension – South Africa’s “silent killer”

In-Depth: Hypertension – South Africa’s “silent killer”

It is estimated that around 45% of men and 48% of women older than 15 years have high blood pressure (hypertension) in South Africa and only about 19% of men and 29% of women who have this condition are aware that they have it. Elri Voigt unpacks the state of hypertension in the country and how it is diagnosed and treated.

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