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Gain a new perspective on Hypertension

Hypertension is a Global Epidemic

More than one billion people worldwide have hypertension, a number that is expected to reach 1.6 billion by 2025.1 Uncontrolled hypertension significantly impacts patient mortality.2 Despite a wealth of treatment options, half of all hypertension patients struggle to keep blood pressure at target levels.3

LEARN ABOUT PREVALENCE
Orange arrow pointing up next to text 1.6 billion hypertensive adults by 2025, representing the increase in hypertension.
Graphic illustrating that 1 in 4 men and 1 in 5 women have hypertension worldwide.

UNDERSTAND YOUR PATIENTS

Explore three common but distinct types of hypertensive patients.

READ THE CONSIDERATIONS

EXPLORE THE OPTIONS

Available treatments for hypertension include lifestyle changes and medications.

SEE TREATMENTS

TEST YOUR HTN IQ

See how much you know about the prevalence and risks of hypertension.

TAKE THE QUIZ
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1

Kearney PM, Whelton M, Reynolds K, et al. Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data.

2

Whelton PK, Carey RM, Aronow WA, et al. Guideline for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure in adults. Hypertension. 2018;71:1269-1324.

3

Messerli FH, Williams B, Ritz E. Essential Hypertension. Lancet. 2007 Aug 18;370(9587):591-603.

4

World Health Organization. Hypertension fact sheet. 13 September 2019. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hypertension