Blogs about Hypertension

Friday, March 16, 2018 • Raleigh, NC 27612
Karin Singleton's Blog
Just with the stroke of a pen, about 14 % more Americans will all of a sudden be considered as having high blood pressure. Only blood pressure that is below 120/80 is now labeled ‘normal’. Stage 1 hypertension is now 130-139 over 80/89. The good news is that diet and exercise are still major factors to lower and manage high blood pressure. 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Jacqueline's Blog
One of the main priorities of your cardiovascular system is to maintain an adequate blood pressure to ensure sufficient blood flow to your brain.HYPERTENSION is a blood pressure of >140/90mmHg or being on blood pressure medication (140 is the systolic and 90 is the diastolic blood pressure). High blood pressure increases with age, after age 50 it steadily increases.
Thursday, November 03, 2016 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Jacqueline's Blog
About 15 million people will have a stroke each year. There are many reasons why people have a stroke and many strokes happen because of modifiable risk factors.Six million people will die of a stroke, and 5 million become permanently disabled.If you knew you were at risk and had the chance, would you want to prevent a stroke from happening? Each of the following attributes includes a percentage that indicates stroke risk.