February is American Heart Month. This year, Million Hearts is encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. In fact, the roughly 70 million Americans who have high blood pressure are four times more likely to die from a stroke and three times more likely to die from heart disease. High blood pressure often shows no signs or symptoms, which is why having your blood pressure checked regularly is important.
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