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  • 61. American Heart Association backs current BP treatments A recent report recommends healthcare providers take a new approach to treating high blood pressure for people older than 60. But based on the current research available, the American Heart Association recommends that healthcare providers continue to follow existing guidelines for treating high blood pressure.
  • 62. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 63. Hypertensive Crisis What is hypertensive crisis? The American Heart Association explains that Hypertensive crises can present as hypertensive urgency or as a hypertensive emergency. If your systolic blood pressure is over 180 or your diastolic blood pressure is over 110, you could be having an hypertensive crisis and should seek medical attention immediately.
  • 64. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Blood Pressure Print this page and add your own high blood pressure questions to ask your physician.
  • 65. 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.
  • 66. Prevention & Treatment of High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains the prevention of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • 67. Los Seis Salados Para Los Niņos en Espaņol The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 68. Lemon-Thyme Roasted Potatoes Roasting lemons caramelizes their peel, making it soft and removing its natural bitterness. Here the caramelized peel is minced so the tiny pieces can easily be distributed among the roasted red potato halves.
  • 69. Watermelon and Strawberry Salsa Whether served at room temperature or chilled, this refreshing salsa is terrific served with no-salt-added baked tortilla chips or spooned over fat-free vanilla yogurt.
  • 70. The Salty Six Spanish - Los seis salados The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.


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