How Does High Blood Pressure Affect Us?
Suffering from high blood pressure is a serious health issue effecting 67 million Americans. Nearly one in three adults suffers from hypertension and less than half of those have it under control. In fact, many Americans (1 in 5) don’t even know they suffer from it. High blood pressure can lead to and increases your chances of stroke, heart and kidney disease. Did you know women are just as likely to develop high blood pressure over their life and more likely with age? Costs associated with treating hypertension rack up to $4.7 billion each year.