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How Potassium Can Help Control High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains that for those with hypertension, a diet that includes natural sources of potassium is important in controlling high blood pressure because potassium blunts the effects of sodium.
75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
Sodium Can Be Sneaky
The American Heart Association helps you learn how sodium levels can change by simply substituting lower sodium ingredients to meals.
High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance
The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
Getting Active to Control High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how regular exercise is an important element in managing your blood pressure.
High Blood Pressure and African Americans
The American Heart Association helps explain why being African American raises your chances of having high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Kidney Damage or Failure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause kidney damage that can lead to kidney failure.
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a major risk factor for stroke and defines the different types of strokes.
High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure
This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.