High Blood Pressure- A State of Stroke Awareness in 2023
- Category: Food/Health
- Published: Thursday, 18 May 2023 19:41
- Written by Roger Caldwell
The challenge of stroke in America is still a sickness that many refuse to discuss and admit they have struggled with. May is stroke awareness month, and there are very small groups engaged in sharing their issues with the disease. Something is wrong with the healthcare system when so many Americans do not know the correct numbers for good high blood pressure numbers, and 80% of strokes are preventable.
As a Black man I had a stroke at 54, and there were at least 20 ways I could have avoided a stroke. My lack of knowledge was a determining factor of why I had a stroke. All Americans by the time they are 12 years old should know the importance, and what the numbers represent.
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