Why is your Blood Pressure Important?
Blood pressure is important because the higher your blood pressure the higher your risk of health problems in the future. If your blood pressure is high it is putting extra pressure on your arteries and your heart. Overtime this will lead to thickening and weakening of the arteries. When an artery is thickened it can more easily become clogged leading to a heart attack, stroke or kidney disease. The American Heart Association just updated the guidelines for diagnosis of hi