A simple explainer video about high blood pressure, or hypertension, one of the most common long term conditions around the world. Many people do not know they have the condition. This is a problem because, despite causing few obvious symptoms, it can lead to serious medical problems if it is not detected and controlled.

0:00 Intro
0:17 What is blood pressure?
1:22 Causes of high blood pressure
2:02 Consequences of high blood pressure
2:37 Measuring blood pressure
3:05 Controlling blood pressure

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