Entries by Kirby Hendricks

Heart Awareness Month: Hypertension

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, means the pressure in your arteries is above the normal range. Risk factors for high blood pressure include age, genetics, family history, excess weight, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, stress, inactivity and a diet high in salt and sodium. A blood pressure of above 140/90mmHg is considered a hypertensive state […]