Lower Blood Pressure: Overview of Check. Change. Control.

Nearly 78 million Americans have high blood pressure of those with high blood pressure nearly half do not have their blood pressure controlled the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have launched a blood pressure management program to equip communities nationwide with the knowledge skills and resources needed to help individuals monitor their blood pressure themselves and embrace a healthier lifestyle different communities across the country have employed different strategies to tackle the problem of high blood pressure such as working with a YMCA where the AAA provided kiosks to help track blood pressure coordinating with local events like the st. Louis Martin Luther King luncheon and several of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women event participating in worksite wellness programs partnering with clinical settings such as hospitals working with mobile health vamps and partnering with community service organizations sororities and fraternities and hospitals the American Heart Association is also partnering with faith-based organizations in the Houston area we will introduce you to the volunteer health mentors the participants and program partners in Houston you will see what the participants learned and what the mentors experienced we will share their triumphs challenges and discover a healthy few surprises along the way

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Author: Daily Health Hackers Staff