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Hypertensive heart disease refers to a thickening of the main heart muscle and arteries due to hypertension defined as BP=140/90. Hypertension affects 50 million people in the U.S. and is responsible for 251,000 deaths annually. Deaths occur from stroke, kidney failure and heart failure.
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