According to the American Heart Association, approximately 85 million, or about one in three adults in the United States have elevated blood pressure. And about two-thirds of adults over age 65 tend to experience a similar condition, according to the National Institute of Health.
What can you do to maintain healthy blood pressure and prevent health problems? Start by monitoring your blood pressure.
Sleep is essential for good health. We all know that we have more energy and feel more functional when we are sleeping well, but there are other health benefits that are not so obvious and well known. During National Sleep Awareness Week, it’s a good time to stop and think about how important sleep is to our overall health.