The Big Squeeze at Sensational SmilesPosted Apr 03, 2014 Posted in News
Do you know what your blood pressure is? The Big Squeeze is on for the month of April to bring awareness of hypertension otherwise known as High Blood Pressure. During the 30 days of April, participating healthcare providers (including dentists) in the Sioux Falls area will be giving their patients the opportunity to have a blood pressure screening. This not only gives individuals the ability to know their blood pressure, but also gathers blood pressure health stats of the Sioux Falls area.
About 72 million Americans have high blood pressure, which is 1 in 3 adults. High blood pressure commonly has no symptoms, but it increases one’s risk of heart attack and stroke, which is the reason it has earned its’ name the “Silent Killer”.
Once again this year, Sensational Smiles is a participating provider of Live Well, The Big Squeeze providing blood pressure screenings and helping to educate our patients about hypertension. It is important to know your blood pressure so that you can manage it properly, helping to ensure a healthy you.