African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]
We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes. In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a very serious condition that affects the blood flow to and from the main arteries from the heart. According to the American Heart Association, one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, the rate is higher in African Americans. People who suffer from […]
Below is a reference guide for high blood pressure. Consult the links below for more information about high blood pressure and remember to consult your doctor to determine the best way to lower your blood pressure. Here are some helpful links to learn more about high blood pressure and how to prevent and treat it. […]
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