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I need assistance with a paper on any disease or condition of the body.

The paper must include the following: a thorough description of the disease/condition; current statistics of those affected; explanations on how the various body systems are affected; and any medications/treatments that are available, if any.

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Hypertension is condition where blood pressure of the arterial walls is elevated. The heart needs to work harder to maintain the blood pressure. This can lead to heart attacks and heart failure. Blood pressure is important because this pressure allows oxygen to reach tissues and carbon dioxide level the cells. Currently as many as 60% of people over 60 years of age have ...

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This solution helps with a paper regarding a disease or condition of the body, in this case, hypertension is discussed. A thorough description is given, along with current statistics of those affected, explanations on how various body systems are affected, and medications/treatments that might be available. The solution is given in 232 words with one reference.