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Why a BP Health Station?

Why you should consider our BP Health Station for your location

In the mid-south area, one in three adults has the symptoms of high blood pressure(hypertension).

An estimated 80 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, and the brain is among the organs most affected.


High Blood pressure has been recognized as a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia,

and a risk of eyesight loss and kidney failure. High Blood Pressure contributes to strokes, heart attacks and heart disease.


Our BP Health Station on-site monitoring system is effective and easy to use


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Our BP Health Stations are popular with employees and customers and they can provide motivation for your employees and customers.

 Help your employees and customers to maintain their physician and health care provider hypertension treatment guidelines.

 

Try our BP Health Station or our new Health Station USA

 

For over 25 years we have provided the mid-south area with our products and services.

Our BP Health Station screening equipment is always available to your employees and customers.

The BP Health Station program offers very affordable lease or purchase options that include delivery, set up and on-site service whenever needed.

See the BP Health Station - Learn more here:  http://www.bhs-hms.com/BPHealthStation

See the Health Station USA- Learn more here: http://www.bhs-hms.com/HealthStationUSA

Please forward this idea to your health and safety managers or to your human resource personnel for their recommendations.

 

Complete programs for your work site start as low as $69.00 per month.

We have an easy to use screening service that includes a custom display board with your logo or wellness message.   Custom display board graphics are included with each location at no additional charge.   We help your employees and customers to live a better life.

Do you need your employees to send their hypertension information to a health care provider? Use the smartphone app.

For a quote please click here:  visit www.bhs-hms.com or telephone 662-328-0444 to learn more or to schedule your installation.

Lee Burdine

President

BHS, Inc-Health Monitoring Services

Columbus, MS 39703-0703

662-328-0444

Why would you offer a BP Health Station for your work site?

Our BP Health Station is popular and important for your employees and customers.

High blood pressure in middle age can lead to impaired cognition and is a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a statement from the American Heart Association.

An estimated 80 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, and the brain is among the organs most affected.

Except for age, hypertension is the most important risk factor for vascular problems in the brain that lead to stroke and dementia.

There is consistent evidence that chronic high blood pressure during middle age (40 to 64) is associated with altered cognitive function in both middle age and late life (65 to 84).

Cognitive abilities that are affected include memory, speed of processing and executive function (ability to organize thoughts, manage time, make decisions, etc.)

Observational studies have demonstrated that high blood pressure causes atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and other damage to the brain’s blood vessels, leading to reduced blood flow to brain cells.

High blood pressure or hypertension is a silent killer that increases your risk of stroke and heart disease and causes serious health complications if left unchecked.

Most people,with high blood pressure, feel normal. (no headaches or tightness in the neck, etc.)  Many people are not even aware that they have hypertension. This is why you should have your blood pressure checked and checked frequently if you are on high blood pressure medication.

Blood pressure measures how hard the heart has to work to pump blood through the arteries.

If you have access to blood pressure monitoring equipment, check your blood pressure regularly, and record it. Blood pressure varies throughout the day, and taking your pressure at different times will allow you to share your readings with your primary care provider and to see your average blood pressure.

Personal complications arising from high blood pressure

Many people are aware that high blood pressure can cause heart disease but did you know…..

1. High blood pressure can damage your brain cells

Blood clots may cut oxygen supply to the brain cells. This causes the brain cells to die and stroke or dementia to occur.

The bursting of arteries in the brain may cause bleeding in the brain, resulting in a stroke.

2. High blood pressure can affect your eyesight

Uncontrolled high blood pressure causes the blood vessels in the eye to thicken and narrow, disrupting blood supply to the retina. Blurred vision can result. The retinal veins may burst and cause bleeding in the eye. If blood pressure remains untreated, these conditions, known as hypertensive retinopathy, can lead to total vision loss.

3. High blood pressure can cause kidney failure

High blood pressure can damage the arteries leading to the kidneys and the blood vessels in the kidneys, thus affecting the kidneys’ ability to remove excess water and waste products from the blood. This may lead to kidney failure.

4. High blood pressure can cause bone loss

People with high blood pressure have a harder time maintaining calcium levels. Excessive calcium loss can lead to loss in bone density. The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones and teeth, and to help blood vessels move blood throughout the body.

5. High blood pressure is associated with sleep problems

High blood pressure and sleep apnea are often closely associated with each other.

Information Source: The American Heart Association:  www.heart.org

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