Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

GP High Blood Pressure Awareness Songs are designed to promote increased awareness of hypertension which is more commonly known as high blood pressure. Today, close to 70 million Americans have high blood pressure. That’s about 1 in 3 U.S. adults. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. If your body’s blood remains high for a long time, you are at increased for heart disease and stroke which are the leading causes of death in the United States.

Understanding Hypertension

High blood pressure can occur without noticeable symptoms and can go undetected for some time. This is not a good thing, because long term hypertension can indeed cause death. That’s why it is sometimes called the “silent killer.GP High Blood Pressure Awareness Songs provide an overview of the disease and highlight the dangerous results that can occur if the condition is left untreated such as heart attacks or stroke. The song lyrics also review high blood pressure risk factors, educate audiences about normal blood pressure levels and explain the difference between (systolic) and (diastolic) measurements.


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Using Music To Promote Prevention of Hypertension

GP High Blood Pressure Awareness Songs highlight steps everyone can take in order to maintain healthy blood pressure levels. The song lyrics generally suggest the consumption of balanced diets featuring fruits and vegetables, and that are low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. The songs also promote physical activity and encourage listeners to maintain a healthy weight because being overweight has been shown to increase blood pressure.