Community First announces its first annual “KNOW YOUR NUMBERS” blood pressure awareness campaign that aims to end high blood pressure in Hawaii. Knowing your numbers refers to everyone knowing their blood pressure numbers. The goal is to be as familiar with it as you are with your own height and weight. in Hawaii. Knowing your numbers refers to everyone knowing their blood pressure numbers.
Did you Know? Both high blood pressure and hypertension puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke which are the leading causes of death in the United States and affects about 1/3 of our adult population. It is referred to as the silent killer as most people do not experience any symptoms or signs and half of those with high blood pressure are not aware of it.
Visit www.ownyourhealthhi.org for more information!