It's Up to Us || Depende De Nosotros
 
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Fighting to End
Heart Disease, Together

 
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Better Health Begins today

 

The first step to ending preventable heart disease is knowing your blood pressure. Use this list of doctor’s, drugstores, and free clinics to stop heart disease before it happens. 

 

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We can make a difference and put an end to preventable heart disease.

So many of our friends, family members, and neighbors suffer that don’t have to. Even when heart attacks and strokes are not fatal, they’re severely damaging to our quality of life. And they often come without warning signs. Knowing your blood pressure is the best way to start fighting preventable heart disease.

If we can talk to each other, encourage each other, support each other, and remind each other to check our blood pressure and take action, we can stop so much needless suffering. We have to fight, and keep fighting - for ourselves, our parents, our children and our friends. We will beat preventable heart disease. It’s up to us.

 

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170+

100+

VERY HIGH

140-169

90-99

HIGH

90-119

60-79

HEALTHY

Make every visit count

Whether you’re at your local drugstore or the doctor’s office, check your blood pressure and figure out what to do next. Get comfortable asking a doctor for information on heart health. They’re there to help you.

Provided is a quick reference to prepare you and your loved ones, but it’s not meant to replace the advice of a medical expert.

 

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How Blood Pressure Affects Heart Health

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Normal Blood
Pressure

Keeps you healthy by allowing your heart to deliver the necessary amount of blood and oxygen to your body.

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High Blood
Pressure

Forces your heart work too hard, making it difficult to pump the blood and oxygen that your vital organs need.

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Long-term High blood pressure

Leads to severe damage of your vital organs, including heart attack and stroke, because they’re not getting enough oxygen. 

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Taking Back Our Health, Together