How does your blood pressure measure up?

According to the new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association about what defines a normal blood pressure, about half of all adults in the US have high blood pressure! Knowing your blood pressure is an important part of controlling your risk of heart disease. If it’s normal, great! If not, knowing and treating it could reduce your risk of having … Continue reading How does your blood pressure measure up?

Making Some Noise About the Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure

I’d like you to start by closing your eyes, taking a deep breath, and relaxing. As you find yourself slipping away into the world of your most relaxed state, I’d like you to picture yourself sitting down and getting comfortable… on a plastic chair in your doctor’s office. Okay, now imagine what might happen to your blood pressure. Now you can open your eyes and come back to reality … Continue reading Making Some Noise About the Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure