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It’s Time To Tackle High Blood Pressure

May is High Blood Pressure Awareness Month – and though Spring is a busy time for everyone it’s important to pause and check on our heart health. Often we don’t think about our heart health until it is too late, so let’s get in the habit of tracking our numbers early. The Toll of Cardiovascular [...]

How Much Do You Know About Strokes?

On average every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers from a stroke. Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in America. Despite the toll it takes on our society many of us don’t know what they are or what the warning signs might be. Let’s get [...]

Men, What’s Going On?

Do you want to hear an alarming statistic? Women are 100% more likely than men to receive preventative health care. Now consider according to the CDC men die first from the top 10 causes of death and die approximately six years earlier. Men, what's going on?

Don’t Give Up on You!

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Brain Attacks: What is a Stroke?

While May is designated High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, we also mark the month with a nod to National Stroke Awareness. The two are intimately connected as one of the potential side effects of high blood pressure – or hypertension – can be a stroke. Do you know what a stroke is and what it is like when one is happening?