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Do amputees suffer from high blood pressure! Do people born with missing limbs also suffer?
« Last Edit: 27/11/2009 08:57:37 by chris »


 

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Do amputees suffer from high blood pressure!

There could be an association between hypertension and amputation:
If someone has had their leg amputated because of arterial disease
they would also have hypertension (high blood pressure).
(They would have had hypertension before and after the amputation).
« Last Edit: 25/04/2007 15:33:02 by RD »
 

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RD is right. If the amputee have newbielink:http://highbloodpressuresymptoms.info [nonactive] after the amputation it may be because he have had high blood pressure before that.
« Last Edit: 01/12/2009 14:11:59 by pressure »
 

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