|Systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) is the most common disease in industrialized and developing countries . With aging, the prevalence of systemic arterial hypertension increases, affecting 58% of women and 53% of men ≥ 65 years old in the USA .|
|SAH is the major factor in the development of cardiovascular disease, such as left ventricular hypertrophy and endothelial dysfunction , thus increasing the risk of cardiovascular-related deaths.|
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