What Is High Blood Pressure?
Millions of Americans have high blood pressure and don't know it because it is a disease with no obvious symptoms the individual can detect. There are no early warning signs, so the only way to know whether you have it is to have your blood pressure measured by a health care professional.
This easy-to-read pamphlet is designed to be accessible to low-literacy readers.
- Describes high blood pressure and how it affects the body
- Lists risks for getting high blood pressure
- Discusses how blood pressure is measured
- Stresses that high blood pressure can't be cured, but it can be managed