A New Treatment to Control High Blood Pressure

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By Molly Clifton

A new study finds that radio waves may be an effective way to control high blood pressure.

Research published in the journal "Circulation" looked at patients who were not responding to medication.

It found that directing radio waves at the nerves around the kidneys lowered blood pressure for at least six months.

More than 78-million Americans battle high blood pressure, which can be a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke.



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