Designed for the lay reader who has recently been diagnosed with hypertension, this book discusses major symptoms, prevention techniques, risk factors, complications, and treatment and emphasizes self-care, stress management, and empowerment. The information provided in this culturally sensitive book will help African Americans afflicted with hypertension make changes that can dramatically improve their lives by controlling and lowering blood pressure, such as losing weight and switching to a low-sodium diet. Written specifically for the black reader, this book includes frank discussions of racially related stress as a factor in the high number of African Americans with high blood pressure.
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Subtítulo: THE BLACK MAN AND WOMAN'S GUIDE TO LIVING WITH HYP