Connie Bentley thought she was doing everything right—she ate well and exercised every day. But like many Americans, her hypertension went untreated—and she almost paid the ultimate price. Second Opinion: Controlling Hypertension airs Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV.
Also in this episode:
Myth or Medicine: Does eating salt cause hypertension?
Second Opinion 5: Five ways to keep your hypertension in check.