Wellness & Financial

Published: April 10, 2019

04/18/2019 Health Talk ‘n’ Walk

Did you know that walking may be as beneficial as running? Researchers found moderate-intensity walking and high intensity running resulted in similar risk reductions for high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and high cholesterol over a six year period. The emotional benefits are similar too. Psychologists found that a 10-minute… Details

Published: March 26, 2018

“New Blood Pressure Recommendations” – Heart Month Seminar Series – February 28th

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a frequent health problem, with approximately 46% of adults in the U.S. living with it. Hypertension also becomes more common as we age. In the US, 76% of adults 65-74 years old and 82% in adults 75 years and older have hypertension. According to a national survey, of those with hypertension, only 47% of them are in good control of the condition. Untreated hypertension increases the strain on the heart and arteries, causing damage to both. It also increases the risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. Read More >> Details Full post