Top Things You Should Know about High Blood Pressure

At SIU Medicine, one of the most common conditions diagnosed and managed by our primary care physicians and hypertension specialists is hypertension, or high blood pressure (HBP). In our experience, many people don't realize just how common it is. According to the CDC, approximately 1 out of 3 adults are currently living with it.

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How Stress Can Impact Your Heart

Stress is a normal part of life—whether it's a stressful day at work, a sick family member, a job change, a divorce or any other normal change in your life, things happen to make us feel overwhelmed. 

It may not be possible to avoid stress, but at SIU Medicine, patients are encouraged to learn how to manage daily stress more effectively.

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