Free Medical Presentation: Living with High Blood Pressure July 9 at 1:00pm

Free Medical Presentation:  Living with High Blood Pressure

Daniel Arnette, Wellness Coordinator for Hocking Valley Community Hospital will be at Scenic Hills Senior Center  as part of the

Summer of 2015 Healthcare Educational Series.

There's a common misconception that people with high blood pressure, also called HBP or hypertension, will experience symptoms such as nervousness, sweating, difficulty sleeping or facial flushing. The truth is that HBP is largely a symptomless condition. If you ignore your blood pressure because you think symptoms will alert you to the problem, you are taking a dangerous chance with your life. Everybody needs to know their blood pressure numbers, and everyone needs to prevent high blood pressure from developing.