Hypertension is a condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. It is most often referred to as high blood pressure. Right now, about one in every three American adults has hypertension. Only half of these people have their condition under control. Those who don’t can face serious complications or even death.

Statistics show that every day close to one thousand people in the United States die from a condition related to hypertension. However, this doesn’t have to be the case according to global health organizations. Experts say simply giving people access to proper diagnosis and care, as well as inexpensive medicines could save their of lives.

New approach to hypertension treatment Research shows that many people with uncontrolled hypertension are living in low or middle income countries where health education and access to medical care is limited – so the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has joined forces with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to create the Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment (GSHT) project. Part of the project involves making treatment less expensive. One of the principles behind GSHT is to support and administer once-a-day medicines; combine medications into a single pill when possible and simplify medication refills to reduce costs.

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