General Manager of the DoubleTree Hotel in Murfreesboro Sandra Miller, knows all too well about the dangers of high blood pressure. She told us that she decided to take herself off of her prescribed blood pressure medication because she was starting to feel better after getting into shape. Miller told us about the mistake that took her a year to overcome.
Miller is this year’s Heart Walk honoree. The Heart Walk will be held at Middle Tennessee Medical Center on September 14th in Murfreesboro.
Teams can register and set their fundraising goals at www.rutherfordheartwalk.org. There is no registration fee.
The Heart Walk is part of the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. platform, encouraging Americans to get physically active and eat a healthy diet as steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle and improved health of the community. Up to 80% of cardiovascular disease is preventable.”
Top local sponsors include Backer EHP, Lamar Advertising, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, MidSouth Bank, Tri-Star Title/Ole South Properties, WGNS, the Daily News Journal and WKRN News 2.
Sandra Miller, DoubleTree Hotel, Murfreesboro
Rutherford Heart Walk
Definition of Aneurysm:
An aneurysm is an abnormal widening or ballooning of a portion of an artery due to weakness in the wall of the blood vessel. - National Library of Medicine
Definition of Stroke:
A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures). - The American Stroke Association