Connie Bentley's hypertension went untreated and she almost paid the ultimate price.
Patient Story: Connie Bentley thought she was doing everything right-she ate well and exercised every day. But like many Americans, her hypertension went untreated-and she almost paid the ultimate price. Myth or Medicine: Does eating salt cause hypertension? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to keep your hypertension in check.