Study: Weight-loss surgery can ease high blood pressure

03/22/2006 | ABC News

In addition to helping with the many health problems associated with obesity, weight-loss surgery can help decrease high blood pressure levels, according to a new study. The study found that some patients who took anti-hypertension drugs prior to a weight-loss surgery were able to stop taking them after the surgery, and those who were not on the drugs saw significant easing of their blood pressure.

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