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Blood Pressure/Heart Diseases
Blood Pressure/Heart Diseases
Aug 05, 2024, 6:30 PM
Virtual Event

What is blood pressure?

Blood pressure is the pressure of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Arteries carry blood from your heart to other parts of your body. Your blood pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day.

How to prevent or manage high blood pressure?

  • Getting at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week (about 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week)

  • Not smoking

  • Eating a healthy diet, including limiting sodium (salt) and alcohol

  • Keeping a healthy weight

  • Managing stress

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