1 in 3 American adults have high blood pressure, and only 1/2 have their condition under control.
The simple process of checking and recording your blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months has been shown to lower blood pressure in some people with hypertension.
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring is an evidence-based program that features personalized support for developing a blood pressure self-monitoring routine, tips for maintaining cardiovascular health and provides nutrition education seminars.
Reduction in blood pressure
Better blood pressure management
Increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure
Enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits
Be at least 18 years old
Be diagnosed with high blood pressure or currently taking antihypertensive medication
Not have experienced a recent cardiac event
Not have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias
Not be at risk for lymphedema
YMCA membership is not required - PROGRAM STARTS JUNE 10TH