#WorldHypertensionDay is observed every May 17th in order to raise awareness and promote #hypertension prevention, detection, and control. High blood pressure is the main risk factor to develop cardiovascular disease. #KnowYourNumber
You can #KnowYourNumber by going to your healthcare provider or measuring it at home. Click here to find a Jack Nathan Health clinic near you.
How’s your blood pressure? Please note: only your doctor confirms a diagnosis of high blood pressure when either the top number (systolic) or the bottom number (diastolic) stays high over a period of time. Comment below using the #KnowYourNumber hashtag.
For more information on the #bloodpressure and health tips, click here.