Posts Tagged: High Blood Pressure

May is about High Blood Pressure and Stroke Awareness

Did you know? Because a stroke causes brain tissue to die, (which can lead to brain damage, disability, and death) every minute counts when it comes to stroke. Use this method of noticing (Face, Arms, Speech and Time) “Acting F.A.S.T.”, which can help stroke patients get the treatment they need to survive and reduce damage…

Blood Pressure: How High Is Too High?

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High blood pressure is a condition affecting a third of all Americans. Many don’t even realize they have it. Controlling your blood pressure is critical because the condition can increase the risk for both heart disease and stroke. In fact, increased blood pressure is responsible for more deaths than any other condition in the entire…

Treating High Blood Pressure at Home

Treating High Blood Pressure

Many Americans suffer from high blood pressure (also referred to as “hypertension”). Hypertension is a huge risk factor for heart disease and stroke as well as other dangerous health problems. This means if you have high blood pressure, you need to treat it. Fortunately, there are ways of treating high blood pressure at home.  High…

What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Your blood pressure is measured as part of routine doctor office visits, but do you actually know what your blood pressure reading means? You’ve know high blood pressure is a bad thing, but why? Understanding what having high blood pressure means could help encourage you to live a healthier lifestyle and lower your risk for…