Blood Pressure

 
Know Your 5
Want to reduce your risk of developing heart disease and other serious illnesses? Know your 5.
 
Keep up with your five key health indicators — blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, body mass index (BMI) and weight — to improve your health. Knowing your 5 can even control or prevent diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. Get Healthy, Live Well's evidence-based wellness programs can help you keep track of your numbers.
 
Click here to find and register for classes in Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties or call 770.214.CARE (2273).
 
State of the Heart: The Beat Goes On
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in west Georgia and east Alabama — but with the right course of clinical intervention, it can be treated and, often, even prevented. Join Onaje Greene, MD, FACC, FASNC, to learn the keys to maintaining a healthy heart at a free educational session on Feb. 28 in Villa Rica.
 
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Blood Pressure

Relaxing in a hot sauna may not only feel good -- it might affect your heart and blood vessels in ways that are similar to moderate exercise.

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Blood Pressure

It's important to take a second blood pressure reading if your child's first reading points to high blood pressure, researchers say.

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Blood Pressure

If you develop both diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy, you face a much higher risk of future trouble than women who only develop one of those conditions while pregnant, researchers report.

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