One in three Americans has high blood pressure and may not even know it because there often aren’t any warning signs. This is why getting a health check up with blood pressure screening routinely is important. High blood pressure is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke, all of which are preventable. And as Lamman shared, “you can add 5 years to your lifespan by just making intelligent lifestyle choices.

Tweet @LammanRucker & @NurseAlice your healthy lifestyle choices using the hashtag #My5years #TheCheckUp for a shout out on the next episode of The Check Up with Nurse Alice.

So join me for a front row seat and watch as Lamman, the Why Did I Get Married?  heart throb “Sheriff Troy,” shares how high blood pressure has impacted his family, how he “Backs It Up” to stay fit and healthy and reveals a kitchen confession.

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Nurse Alice is America’s favorite nurse. She is a nationally board certified cardiac clinical nurse specialist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA and a reoccurring television & radio health expert and contributor. She hosts The Check Up with Nurse Alice, and has appeared on several national shows including HLN’s Dr Drew, The Doctors, The Tom Joyner Morning Show and FOX News Radio. Follow her on Twitter, IG & Facebook at @AskNurseAlice


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