Dec 31

Nearly Half of Americans Have Uncontrolled High BP

By MD for Seniors

If you don’t have high blood pressure, than it’s likely someone you know does. The condition affects 70 million adults in the U.S. Two in three people over the age of 60 have high blood pressure, and one in three people between the ages of 40 and 59 have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, though, high blood pressure often goes unnoticed and unmanaged. Because it often has no warning signs and displays no symptoms, it’s earned the nickname “the silent killer.”

Left untreated, high blood pressure can cause serious heart issues and put people at …read more

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