Dr. Timothy Quinn sat down with VDN’s Marcus James to talk about the “silent killer” that affects more than 700,000 Mississippians: high blood pressure.
High blood pressure increases a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the United States. It can also lead to kidney disease, blindness and mental impairment. High blood pressure can be controlled or prevented entirely by taking the right steps.
Hypertension affects all ages and races. Prevention begins with knowledge: find out your blood pressure, and learn the ways to keep it under control.