1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure (hypertension), and most do not know they have it. Hypertension is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The disease can lead to other health problems, including heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.
By adding one healthy habit at a time, you can reduce your risk. This May, celebrate National Blood Pressure Month by raising your awareness with the power of information. Learn more about managing high blood pressure here.
Know Your Numbers.
Hypertension is also called The Silent Killer. Many people with hypertension experience minor or no symptoms. Knowing your blood pressure numbers — and then taking action — reduces the possible risks of health issues related to high blood pressure.
Visit a health care provider regularly to determine if you have high blood pressure. The table below can also help you know the level of risk based on your results.
Help Your Workforce Improve Their Health
Telligen’s At-Risk program connects individuals with a dedicated health coach. The member and health coach create a personalized action plan to address health risks. Our health coaches empower members to start and maintain healthy habits through education and real-time support. Help your members improve their health and see a powerful impact on your human and financial resources. Learn more here.