Untreated hypertension may lead to heart attack or stroke. Even without noticeable symptoms, unsuspecting victims of high blood pressure may experience significant health effects. Paramus Health Officer, Judith Migliaccio reminds us that because hypertension can be treated, early detection is necessary for good management. Healthy eating and daily physical activity can have beneficial results. For that reason, Paramus residents will be offered several opportunities in January to have their blood pressure checked by the Borough nurses.