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pressure DOUBLES the risk of death from heart attack or stroke.

-- About 73 million people in the United States age 20 and older have high

blood pressure.

-- High blood pressure is a factor in 67% of heart attacks and 77% of

strokes in the U.S.

-- One in three Americans either has, or will have high blood pressure in

their lifetime.

-- Risk of death from heart attack or stroke DOUBLES w/each 20/10mm Hg

increase in BP.

-- 28 million sick days are taken each year due to BP

-- High BP and its complications cost the U.S. economy more than $100

billion each year

*U.S. Centers for Disease Control & American Heart Association

(1) During the first 6 months of 2008, Centra Care Urgent Care measured

the Blood Pressures of nearly 50,000 adult patients. 71% had

Hypertension or Pre-Hypertension.

Normal Blood Pressure is less than 120/80. Anything over 120 systolic

or 80 diastolic is considered abnormal, and has a negative impact on

your health. Every age group (30s thru 90s) included patients whose

blood pressures were Dangerously High. In fact, every age group had

patients with either Pre-hypertension or Hypertension requiring

medication. The Highest systolic Blood Pressure of all age groups was

237 (which is a hypertension emergency).

In each age group, the average of all blood pressures (includes low

and normal readings) was higher than what is considered Normal blood

pressure. For example, the average blood pressure of folks in their

30s was 124/80 ... which is in the pre-hypertension range and

requires aggressive diet and lifestyle changes to prevent eminent

development of high blood pressure.

In addition, the patients were reviewed to see if there was any

correlation with race. In fact, Centra

SOURCE Get Healthy Florida
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