May Be Well Series - Hypertension

Published: April 29, 2014

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life.

May 2014: Hypertension

  • Thursday, May 15 – Nutrition for Treating Hypertension. When Hypertension (high blood pressure) is diagnosed, your provider will suggest lifestyle changes such as diet to lower blood pressure. Learn how the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) can help.
  • Thursday, May 22 – Medication to Treat Hypertension. Along with modifiable lifestyle choices like weight control, diet, exercise, and stress reduction, medication can also help some people lower blood pressure.
  • Thursday, May 29 – Exercise and Hypertension. Learn how exercise helps you lose weight, reduce stress, and manage blood pressure.


All sessions are 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Rolfs Sports Rec Center

Space is limited. To RSVP, call askHR at 574‑631‑5900 or schedule online at the HR Appointment Scheduler at

Upcoming programs:
June – Risk Reduction: Back Pain, Skin Cancer, Arthritis, and Diabetes
July – Risk Reduction, cont’d: Heart Disease, Obesity, and Cancer
August – National Cholesterol Education Month

Be Well Series – May events poster (PDF)*
More about the Notre Dame Wellness Center

A program of the Notre Dame Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, Food Services, and Office of Recreational Sports. Available to all full-time benefit-eligible faculty and staff.

The Notre Dame Wellness Center is operated by Take Care Health Systems, a division of Walgreens. Patient records are confidential as required by federal law. For more information, visit

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