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Already thought about blood prere today? Even measured? This is exemplary – and can even save lives. Doctors warn that one in four deaths in Germany is caused by high blood prere. We explain how you can best take precautions and measure blood prere.

High blood prere: symptoms and causes

Very high blood prere is often called the "silent killer" referred to. Many people live with blood prere that is far too high and of which they are unaware. The symptoms of high blood prere – also called arterial hypertension – are in fact not clear-cut. It can happen that the disease is only detected by chance, perhaps because you are at a routine check-up with your doctor.