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Helping Hypertensive Patients with Tax Day Stress and Everyday Care

Lisa-Nicole Danehy | April 12, 2013

Are you experiencing tax stress with tax day looming?  As you know, for some patients, stress, along with other contributing factors like genetics, obesity, smoking, and diet, is one of the contributing factors towards high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension.
Hypertension is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems,[i] but because many of these factors go hand-in-hand, it can be better managed through the use of electronic health records (EHRs).

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