5 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Blood Pressure

High blood pressure affects one in three Americans, but thousand of people living with it have no idea. Uncontrolled high blood pressure raises the risk of heart disease and stroke — the top leading causes of death in the US. Luckily, high blood pressure is treatable and preventable.

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American Heart Month-National Wear Red Day February 3rd

February is the month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it — both at home and in their communities. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. and kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Each year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease.  Continue reading “American Heart Month-National Wear Red Day February 3rd” »

High Blood Pressure & Stroke: Preventative Measures 

High blood pressure is a health condition that affects many Americans. One out of four men and women have hypertension which seldom shows side effects.

If not treated quickly, it can lead to heart and kidney disease, stroke, and even heart failure. There are steps you can take to lower your blood pressure and prevent stroke.

Here are a few for you to consider.

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