Healthier Heart and a Happier You
Keep your heart and blood pressure healthy, so you can live life to its fullest!
High Blood Pressure
- High blood pressure, or Hypertenstion, affects nearly 50% of U.S. adults
- It is known as the “Silent Killer” because it does not have obvious symptoms and most people don’t know they have it
- If left untreated, high blood pressure can increase your risk for other life threatening health problems, including kidney disease, heart attack, and stroke
- High blood pressure is manageable with the help of your Healthcare Provider
Tips to Get into the Rhythm of Heart Health
Move Your Body
Exercising for 20 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke
Know Your Numbers
Monitoring your blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), cholesterol and blood sugar can help keep your heart strong
Practice a Low Sodium Diet
Maintain a healthy lifestyle and live a longer, healthier life by reducing your daily salt intake.
Regular checkups are recommended to keep your heart healthy. For help finding the perfect healthcare provider, call 1-888-759-2764 or visit AlabamaBlue.com/FindADoctor
This information is provided for general informational purposes. Information contained in this communication is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider regarding your healthcare needs. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read in this informational piece. Always check your benefits for coverage information and limitations.