Erlanger offers a full spectrum of unique services related to stroke
prevention and treatment.
Ninety percent of all strokes are caused by uncontrolled
hypertension (high blood pressure.) To address this huge and growing problem
the Erlanger Hypertension
Management Center offers services aimed at
controlling blood pressure to less than 120/80. Most strokes are preventable if
hypertension is detected and controlled to less than 120/80. The Center treats
children, adolescents and adults. Call (423) 778-4408 for an
HealthLink Plus, a free membership program
offered through Erlanger Community Relations, regularly schedules classes,
seminars and screenings dealing with stroke prevention. Call (423)
778-LINK for more information .
Erlanger’s Chattanooga LifeStyle Center,
located at 325 Market Street in downtown Chattanooga, offers preventive
healthcare such as fitness classes, personalized weight management, cardiac,
vascular and pulmonary rehabilitation and diabetes education. Call (423)
778-9400 for information.
In addition, the Erlanger Baroness Campus has several unique inpatient
services related to stroke treatment, including the region’s only Neuro
Intensive Care Unit and a unit dedicated to stroke patients and treatment.