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Have You Checked Your Blood Pressure Lately?

Summary: Knowing your blood pressure is key to preventing potentially life-threatening health issues.
Air Date: 5/10/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
Guest Bio: Dr. Gary Goodman, MD
Dr. Gary Goodman is an emergency physician practicing in multiple hospitals in central Florida. He is a Diplomat of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Emergency Medicine. He holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Central Florida, School of Medicine. Dr. Goodman is a graduate from the Ross University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. His interests include: Emergency Medicine, EMS, Disaster Management, Trauma, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Disease Medicine, and Advanced Airway Management.
Have You Checked Your Blood Pressure Lately?
A big risk factor for stroke and/or heart attack is high blood pressure.

Do you know your blood pressure numbers?

Most people will probably answer no. But that's a huge mistake - even if you consider yourself to be relatively healthy.

In fact knowing your blood pressure levels is far more important than knowing your credit score or how much money is in your bank account because it could mean the difference between life and death.

Join special guest Dr. Gary Goodman to find out what you can do to keep your blood pressure normal and healthy and prevent serious health issues down the road.
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