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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Stroke Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know

May is American Stroke Month. As part of this initiative, ARCpoint Labs is sharing stroke prevention tips.

First, the basics on strokes: a stroke is like an attack on the brain, and it’s an event that nearly 800,000 Americans experience every year. Strokes happen when blood isn’t able to circulate to the brain, causing blood cells to die. Knowing the warning signs of a stroke and understanding stroke prevention can mean avoiding this particularly hazardous condition.

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