Hello! This is Michelle, WCL’s registered dietitian, with this month’s Nutrition Minute because we want to MAKE EVERY MINUTE COUNT.
What are B-vitamins?
Chronically high blood pressure — or hypertension — can cause damage to your blood vessels and internal organs including your heart. Currently affecting nearly half of all adults in the United States, hypertension has been called a silent threat because the condition itself has no symptoms. However, the effect on your body can be life-threatening over time. Engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors at all stages of life can help to decrease your risk.
June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Did you know that migraines are a disabling disease that affects nearly 39 million people in the United States? While this disease may seem common, as one gets older, the frequency of headaches and migraines should decrease. If they do not, it may be time to speak to a healthcare professional.