Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a chronic medical condition that affects tens of millions of adults in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What are the risk factors for hypertension?
- Family history
- Advanced age
- Lack of exercise
- Poor diet
- Excess weight
aims to empower our community to take control of their heart health. This six-week program includes one-on-one health coaching and education to help participants improve self-management and home monitoring skills. Individuals struggling to control their high blood pressure—or those who have been recently diagnosed with hypertension—can enroll for free.
Working with a participant’s primary care team, certified health coaches are there every step of the way providing guidance on weight loss, stress management, dietary changes, and other healthy lifestyle tips to help get blood pressure under control.
Learn more about this free program
Want to know your number?
Get your blood pressure checked for free at the Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center: