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High Blood Pressure; Hypertension/High Blood Pressure 

Crataegus laevigata; Crataegus monogyna; Crataegus oxyacantha; Hagedorn; Haw; Hedgethorn; Mayblossom; Maybush; Mayflower... 

High blood pressure is a blood pressure reading of 140/90 mmHg or higher. Both numbers are important. Nearly one in three American adults has high blood pressure. Once high blood pressure develops, it usually lasts a lifetime. The good news is that it can be treated and controlled. High blood pressure is called "the silent killer" because it usually has no symptoms. Some people may not find out they have it until they have trouble with their heart, brain, or kidneys. When high blood pressu...

Hawthorn is the name of a large group of shrubs and small trees in the genus Crataegus, family Rosaceae, characterized by their small, apple-like fruits and thorny branches. The fruits are sometimes known as 'haws', from which the name derived. The original name was applied to the species native to northern Europe, especially the Common Hawthorn, C. monogyna, but is now applied to the entire genus. They are native to the temperate northern hemisphere. ...


Hypertension as related to Hawthorn