Katsuyuki Miura, a professor of public health at Shiga University of Medical Science and board member of the Japanese Society of Hypertension. The society conducted a survey which showed that high blood pressure could be affecting 2 out of every 10 people in Japan, with the rate per 100,000 people highest in the Tohoku region.© Yomiuri Shimbun
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There is the probability that the high incidence of patients in the Tohoku and other such regions comes from the high salt intake.
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