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High Blood Pressure
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ID: 4060 Upper Intermediate
In this lesson, a friend is discussing their most recent health report where it turns out he has elevated blood pressure. With a history of high blood pressure in the family, and knowing the health consequences of continued high blood pressure, they are understandably a little concerned. They discuss the various ways in which it could have happened, as well as possible ways to lower blood pressure.
Thu Dec 07 2017 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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|to be on the high side
|foreground; vista; (future) prospects
zuìjìn wǒ de jiànkāng jiǎnchá bàogào chūlái le ，wǒ xuèyā piāngāo ，wǒ māma yě yǒu gāoxuèyā ，tā qián jǐnián jiù kāishǐ xǐshèn le ，wǒ de qiánjǐng kānyōu ā ！
Recently I got my health check results back and my blood pressure is elevated. My mother also has high blood pressure. She started dialysis a few years ago, so I’m quite worried about my future!
nǐ xiān bié jǐnzhāng ，shìbùshì bāng nǐ cèliáng xuèyā de hùlǐshī yánzhí gāo ，nǐ yīshí chōngdòng ，xuèyā shàshí biāoshēng ？zhè yě wánquán yǒu kěnéng ā ！
Don’t get worried. Could it have been that the technician that took your blood pressure was too much of a looker, so your blood pressure rose rapidly in that instant? That’s also completely possible?
nǐ bié zài nà xiā jiǎohuo ，wǒ kàn bàodǎo shuō ，sǐwáng fēngxiǎn zuìgāo de yīnsù jiùshì gāoxuèyā ，wǒmen zhēnde bùdébù tígāo jǐngjué yīxiē 。
Don’t butt your nose into things you don’t understand. I’ve seen reports saying that one high blood pressure is a high fatal risk factor. We really must raise awareness.
wǒ zhīdào la 。gāoxuèyā zàochéng de xīnzàngbìng 、shènzàng bìng 、nǎo bù jíbìng zài quánguó sǐyīn zhōng de páimíng dōu hěn kào qián 。
I know. Heart disease, kidney disease and brain diseases, which are all caused by high blood pressure, are all among the leading causes of death.
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