Constructed in three parts: risk factors, prevention strategies, and future research directions. Coverage includes epidemiology, critical appraisal of the roles of exercise, environment, footwear, and medication, evidence-based risk assessment, and targeted and individually tailored falls-prevention strategies.
What high blood pressure is and how it affects you. The lifestyle factors that contribute to high blood pressure and advice on how to minimize their impact. The available medication and the side effects of the most common drugs.