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LOW

SODIUM

DID YOU

KNOW?

1 IN 3

Americans

has high blood

pressure, but

many don’t

even know

they have it.

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Monitor Your Blood

Pressure Levels

Make sure to have your blood

pressure tested by a healthcare

professional.

Those with high blood pressure

should monitor it at home.

Change Your Lifestyle

Eat Better

– Eat fruits, vegetables

and whole grains and limit foods

high in saturated fats and sugar

Get Active

– Activity helps control

blood pressure and manage weight.

Cut Out Sodium

– Limit the

number of salty foods you eat.

LET US HELP

Have questions about your heart health? Contact

Good Shepherd Medical Associates Cardiology at

903-315-4880 to schedule an appointment with one

of our cardiovascular medicine specialists or visit us

online at

GSMC.org/specialties/

heart-vascular-care.

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Winter 2016