HealthWatch: High Blood Pressure In African Americans; How Unique Your Brain Is

HealthWatch: High Blood Pressure In African Americans; How Unique Your Brain Is

THE HEALTH WATCH ACCORDING TO THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, MOST AFRICAN-AMERICANS DEVELOP HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE BY THE AGE OF 55. DR. MARSH IS HERE AND 55 IS SO YOUNG. STAGGERING RESEARCH. RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT 4,000 YOUNG ADULTS AND THEY FOLLOWED THEM AND THEY FOUND OUT MORE THAN 75% OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN AND …

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African-American men and women at greater risk for high blood pressure, hypertension

African-American men and women at greater risk for high blood pressure, hypertension

you know having a poor diet or even being overweight could lead to health problems like high blood pressure or hypertension as Chris 6 News reporter Ashley Portillo explains one group of people is especially at risk Mike the American Heart Association says more than 40% of African American men and women develop high blood …

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African-Americans At Greater Risk For High Blood Pressure

African-Americans At Greater Risk For High Blood Pressure

THE MORE LIKELY IT IS TO CAUSE THOSE DEADLY PROBLEMS. THAT’S WHY THIS RESEARCH IS TROUBLING. FIVE YEARS AGO, TRACY JOHNSON WAS AT WORK WHEN SHE SUDDENLY FELT EXTREMELY WARM. THE NURSE ON THE SITE CHECKED MY BLOOD PRESSURE AND IT WAS 220/120. AND THEY SENT ME STRAIGHT TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM. Reporter: JOHNSON, 46 …

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