Sunday, June 26, 2016

High Blood Pressure..and a Free Check!

If the words High Blood Pressure don't scare you, they should!

What's the big deal?

According to the World Life Expectancy website, Nepal's three leading causes of death, in this order, are lung disease, coronary heart disease, and stroke.  Read about it, and the other 
causes of death, here:

Coronary heart disease and stroke can be directly linked to high blood pressure.
For information, click here:

 Do you know enough about high blood pressure to be able to have an informed conversation?

If not, check this out and read the photo credit below the picture.

(photo credit:

What about here in Nepal?
Yes, it's's killing people everywhere.

The following article by Dr. Raja Ram Dhungana gives some scary statistics,
but also gives us some ideas on how to stay healthy!  It's worth a look!

This is why it's so important to know your blood pressure.
It's not called the Silent Killer for nothing!

This is an important read:

This link
has more information, plus a slide show, a salt quiz, and exercise tips.

We are pleased to announce that we were able to host a Free Blood Pressure Screening Camp
on June 8, 2016.    We also tested blood sugar
  (photo credit:

...and offered electrocardiograms for those who were interested. has lots of valuable info.

80 people were able to come and take advantage of this camp!

Four of them discovered they had high blood sugar!  What a blessing that they came!
The sooner you discover this, the sooner you can start medication and life style changes.

68 folks had high blood pressure!
Imagine if they had not come by for the screening!

(photo credits:  Mrs. Susen Mole')

We thank our donors, who made who made this even possible
and our doctors and nurses who added to their work day with pleasure.

We thank all who came by and we urge those who received medicine to keep coming back
for more as needed.  Sometimes these medicines must continue for life
and be closely monitored.

If you missed this camp, you can still come by for a regular appointment
to have these tests and any others that may be necessary for you.
Our goal is to see you healthy and happy!!!

Blessings to all!

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