The month of May is American Stroke Month. A stroke is the fourth greatest cause of death in America and it is important that you know the risks. One of the best ways to reduce risk of a stroke is to control your blood pressure. High blood pressure increases the risk of a stroke.
The American Heart Association has identified the seven top factors that contribute to high blood pressure. The seven factors are:
To get more details about these risk factors and to learn of resources that are available to you, continue reading here.