WASHINGTON, DC -- A new study is showing an increasing number of people in the U.S. are suffering from uncontrolled high blood pressure.
Research from JAMA showed that out of 18,000 subjects who had high blood pressure in 2017 and 2018, the number of uncontrolled hypertension cases rose by 10 percent.
Nicknamed the "silent killer," high blood pressure has also been linked to be a danger to anyone infected with the coronavirus.
Neurosurgeon Dr. Nicole Aveena, talks about the benefits sleep can have on both fighting high blood pressure, and the coronavirus. Listen to the full interview with 104.7 WONK FM's Jen Richer here: