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Feature May 2018 Issue

Managing High Blood Pressure

Without treatment, hypertension can lead to blindness and fatal damage to the heart, kidneys and brain. If diagnosed at an early stage, it can be manageable.

Managing High Blood Pressure

Secondary hypertension is frequently diagnosed in cats, and it's a consequence of a separate disorder. Here are the signs to watch for and how it's treated.

As a cat reaches the age of eight or nine the feline equivalent of age 40 or 50 in a human being he is likely to begin experiencing signs of one or more age-related physical disorders. If unnoticed or untreated, such disorders are likely to intensify over time and may eventually prove lethal.

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