# Blood pressure
Crisis of high blood pressure in Michigan and ways this can be improved
It’s in thenews:High blood pressure is never a good thing. Health Stuff to Know decided to take a look at the State of Michigan and see which counties have the highest rate of HIGH Blood Pressure.
Study finds that people at high risk for stroke can reduce their chances by making healthy lifestyle choices
Healthy assortment of vegetablesPhoto by Amanda Kirsh from Burst. "We can use genetic information to determine who is at higher risk and encourage them to adopt a healthy cardiovascular lifestyle, such as following the AHA's Life's Simple 7, to lower that risk and live a longer, healthier life," said Prof. Myriam Fornage, geneticist at the University of Texas at Houston.
Bring the Family to the Community Health Fair
Free blood pressure screenings, Covid vaccines available from Sussex County Office of Public Health Nursing at Health Fair.Project Self-Sufficiency. A free Community Health Fair will be hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, June 16th, at 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Representatives from local health organizations will offer current resources for the health and well-being of children and families, including information about adverse childhood experiences, dental, maternal and breast health, nutrition, domestic violence, special education services, and other topics. Free blood pressure screenings and covid vaccines will be offered by the Sussex County Division of Health Public Health Nursing. One family in attendance will be randomly selected to receive a $100 gift card towards the purchase of groceries. The Community Health Fair is free and is open to the public; masks are required.
Doctor Provides Guidelines for Women's Blood Pressure
Normal blood pressure for women over 50 needs more watching. I was talking to my friend Jasmine yesterday. Jasmine is generally healthy. She’s 51 years of age, and has one son. Jasmine was surprised to find out that her blood pressure was slightly elevated.