World Hypertension Day – May 17th: Protect Your Heart

Protect Your Heart

Division of Global Health Protection
World Hypertension Day | May 17th

LIFESTYLE CHANGES can help prevent high blood pressure:
Maintain a healthy diet
Be physically active
Avoid harmful use of alcohol
Eliminate exposure to tobacco smoke

High blood pressure is the leading risk factor for heart disease but often has no symptoms.
The best way to know if you have high blood pressure is to get your blood pressure checked regularly!