Forty-six percent of Black women over the age 20 have high blood pressure. That means your heart works overtime to keep you going. Hypertension is linked to heart failure, kidney failure and stroke. It’s time for an intervention. On Thursday, December 16th at 7pm, ESSENCE Senior Health Editor Lynya Floyd brings together doctors Janet Taylor, M.D. and Jennifer Mieres, M.D., fitness Kacy Duke and nutritionist Rovenia Brock, Ph.D. to discuss ways to lower the stress we place on our minds and bodies. Join our live chat now and read Floyd’s story on hypertension in ESSENCE’s January issue, on newsstands now.
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