Blood Pressure

Finding new ways to eat healthy doesn’t have to be a tough nut to crack. Just grab yourself a handful of walnuts, almonds or pistachios and you’ll be well on your way to improving your heart. Over time, these snacks can help lower cholesterol, reduce the buildup of plaque in the arteries and prevent blood clots. Try eating nuts a few times a week to reap the greatest nutritional benefit. For other heart-healthy foods, check out the latest issue of AtlanticView >





Blood Pressure Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Know Your Numbers
Have your blood pressure measured and learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Counseling and educational materials will be provided; registration is required.

Tuesday, October 9; 10:00am to Noon
Gateway YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

Tuesday, October 16; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Shoprite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Union, NJ

For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 908-598-7997.


Blood Pressure Articles
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A low-dose three-in-one combination pill controls blood pressure more effectively than the regular medications people take, according to data from a new clinical trial.

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People with high blood pressure who get on the information highway can avoid roadblocks in their cardiovascular health, according to new research.

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Strict blood pressure control not only benefits your heart, it might also help save your brain, preliminary research suggests.

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There's good news and bad news from a new report when it comes to high blood pressure among America's children.

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A startling 75 percent of black people in the United States develop high blood pressure by the age of 55, a new study finds.

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Here's yet another reason to get your blood pressure under control: High blood pressure later in life may contribute to blood vessel blockages and tangles linked to Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

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