High Blood Pressure or Hypertension

About High Blood Pressure

Arm yourself with the knowledge you need. Learn what your blood pressure numbers mean and protect yourself and those you love from the "silent killer's" serious consequences.

Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of HBP

The test is simple and the results are critical, especially if your numbers are high. Find out about receiving an accurate diagnosis and learn to monitor your numbers.

Why HBP Matters

Untreated high blood pressure can damage and weaken your arteries. Find out how this process causes serious health consequences and what you can do to prevent them.

Prevention & Treatment of HBP

Good news! High blood pressure is manageable. Find out what you can do to enjoy wellness and live at your healthiest potential.

Your Risk for HBP

Some people are at higher risk of developing HBP because of gender, age or race. Find out your level of risk and learn about the factors you can control to stay healthy.

Tools & Resources

Find downloadable and interactive tools to help you successfully manage your blood pressure.

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Get Help Lowering Your Blood Pressure on Your Phone!

High blood pressure can lead to a stroke, heart attack, or death. Join our supportive text messaging program for help getting your blood pressure to a healthy range.

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Our Sponsor

Bayer Consumer Health, maker of Coricidin® HBP, is a proud sponsor of the AHA High Blood Pressure Web content area. 
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The Domino Effect of High Blood Pressure

Interactive High Blood Pressure Guide

Interactive High Blood Pressure Guide

Find videos, trackers and more with our interactive HBP guide. The guide has tips to empower you to manage your blood pressure. Get started!
Also available as a downloadable PDF.