Know Your Number !!


Recent reports show one in five Americans do not know their blood pressure number.  High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major modifiable risk factor to reduce the risk of stroke , heart attack , kidney disease and heart failure  ( and death). Quick Stats: High blood pressure, or hypertension, in the United States has increased […]

Stroke Prevention begins with knowing your blood pressure


Stroke Prevention Guidelines: posted by David Dansereau for know-stroke.org It doesn’t have to be May (Stroke Awareness Month) to review this list of important (and potentially life saving) guidelines: 1. Know your blood pressure. Have it checked at least annually. If it’s elevated, work with your doctor to keep it under control. Having high blood […]