Diving into heart overall health amid the death of icon, singer Tina Turner

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Turner, the queen of rock and roll with these vibrant lips, hair and renowned legs nevertheless amazed audiences effectively into her 70’s by singing some of her greatest hits that earned her 12 Grammy awards.

Tiny did we know, all the whilst she was suffering with the silent killer of higher blood stress and kidney illness.

Turner shared with the planet on Instagram in March about her struggles:

“My kidneys are victims of my not realizing that my higher blood stress need to have been treated with traditional medicine. I have place myself in good danger by refusing to face the reality that I want every day lifelong therapy with medication. For far also lengthy I believed that my physique was an untouchable and an indestructible bastionI,” Turner mentioned in the post.

Dr. Bryanne Standifer, an Internal Medicine Physician from Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield says she sees related devastation from hypertension and kidney illness every day in our neighborhood.

She says she sees thousands of individuals die from a mixture of hypertension and kidney illness annually.

We also spoke to Jamell Hightower who suffers from hypertension.

Jamell practically died of a stroke when his blood stress was by way of the roof and landed in the ER.

He now sees an Ascension physician who prescribed him medication and place him on a overall health regimen to shed weight.

So far Jamell, who has a catering business enterprise, has lost 70 of his one hundred hundred pound target.

Dr. Standifer says we never really feel higher blood stress, some individuals have headaches but the good majority never really feel it at all.

She recommends individuals see a major care doctor and at the quite least verify your blood stress at property or at a pharmacy.

When I asked Dr. Standifer if she thinks Turner’s death will shock individuals into going to see their physician. She responded, “I hope so, I definitely hope they do.”

Turner died Wednesday, 11 weeks soon after she talked about her kidney troubles publicly.

The precise result in of death for Turner is nevertheless unclear but she was reportedly battling a lengthy illness.

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