The Urban Health Project is a health education and awareness program designed to encourage good health practices. Through various media and seminars the program will work to create a healthier community. In improving health we improve the quality of life.
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month
We encourage communities to promote education activities to prevent and control high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures. Normal blood pressure for adults is defined as a systolic pressure below 120 mmHg and a diastolic pressure below 80 mmHg. It is normal for blood pressures to change when you sleep, wake up, or are excited or nervous. When you are active, it is normal for your blood pressure to increase. However, once the activity stops, your blood pressure returns to your normal baseline range. Learn more...
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