2013-07-04 / Columns
High Blood Pressure … Common, but Fixable
Nearly one in three adults has high blood pressure—that’s approximately 25,000 individuals in Putnam County. Of these, more than half do not have it under control, and many don’t even know they have this silent, potentially serious condition because usually there are no symptoms until it is too late. The only way to be sure is to check with a blood pressure cuff.