NashvilleHealth | hypertension

Since worry can increase your blood pressure, it’s counterproductive to fret about the alarming headlines declaring that hypertension now affects half of all Americans, including about 80 percent of those over 65. The numbers don’t reflect a sudden decline in the public’s health; instead, health authorities have...

[caption id="attachment_1751" align="aligncenter" width="780"] REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton[/caption] By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys, liver, eyes and brain, new U.S. guidelines say. While many doctors...

By: Caroline Young, Executive Director, NashvilleHealth When partners come together, building on years – even decades – of helping Nashville be healthier, we know that we are on to something. That’s the story of NashvilleHealth in 2016, and it’s the story we are building together for...



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