Nearly one in four adults in the U.S. have hypertension— or high blood pressure. It’s called the silent killer, because it typically has no symptoms, and if untreated it can lead to a heart attack, stroke and other life-threatening problems. But medication doesn’t work on everyone.Watch the KPBS story on why Scripps Clinic is doing a clinical trial on a procedure that jolts the kidneys into controlling high-blood pressure.
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- Lisa Ohmstede