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High blood pressure. Conceptual composite image representing high blood pressure, or hypertension. A human heart is seen with the pressure gauge of a sphygmomanometer. The sphygmomanometer is being used, along with a stethoscope, to measure a patient's blood pressure. Hypertension increases the risk of developing coronary heart disease.
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