Children around the world love to sing this jingle, "Michael Davis, Michael Davis, Michael Davis in the morning". You definitely want to join me, Michael Davis, and the "Early Morning Praise Party with Eileen & Sherry" for fun, laughter and inspiration each weekday from 6 AM to 12 Noon CST.
Eileen Collier keep you abreast of the traffic trouble spots to help you get through your morning commute. She will also share a look into black history.
Sherry Mackey will keep you encouraged and uplifted daily with Today's Word. She will digs through the headlines and shares something informative.
Tuesday - Women's Day
Wednesday - Youth & Young Adult Day
Thursday - Men's Day
Friday - Flashback Friday
Heart disease and stroke rank among the top five causes of death in the U.S. They’re also both commonly caused by one condition: hypertension.
One in three Americans suffer from this often symptom-less condition, also known as high blood pressure and the silent killer.
“You can have it for years without knowing it,” say the National Institutes of Health. “During this time, though, HBP can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, and other parts of your body.”
The ideal blood pressure reading is generally 120/80, with higher readings considered pre-hypertension or, if over 140/90, hypertension.
If you don’t know what your blood pressure is, step one is finding out by checking with your doctor. In the long run, that visit will cost less than letting the problem remain undiagnosed – and uncontrolled. Even if you require medication, it’s cheaper than the long-term costs and complications of untreated high blood pressure.
In some cases, high BP can be managed or prevented by low-cost lifestyle changes alone. So in honor of Heart Month, we’ve rounded them up…