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  • 71. Kidney Damage and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause kidney damage that can lead to kidney failure.
  • 72. Types of Blood Pressure Medications The American Heart Association provides information on prescription blood pressure medicines, hypertension medications, over-the-counter blood pressure medications. Some common types of blood pressure prescriptions are Diuretics, Beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin II receptor blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Alpha blockers, Alpha-2 Receptor Agonist, Combined alpha and beta-blockers, Central agonists, Peripheral adrenergic inhibitors, Blood vessel dilators, or vasodilators,
  • 73. Halibut with Green Onions and Ginger Quick and super-easy, this dish gets lots of flavor from the aromatic ingredients in the topping. Serve the fish with brown rice and your favorite green veggie for a healthful meal.
  • 74. Italian Gazpacho Gazpacho, a Spanish soup served chilled or at room temperature, goes Italian with the addition of lots of fresh basil.
  • 75. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 76. High Blood Pressure Resources For Professionals HBP toolkit text TBD
  • 77. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 78. Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Glaze This sweet and tart dish uses only five ingredients and is super-simple to put together. You can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect entrée for a busy summer night.
  • 79. About High Blood Pressure What is hypertension or high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is a widely misunderstood medical condition. Some people think that those with hypertension are tense, nervous or hyperactive, but hypertension has nothing to do with personality traits. The truth is, you can be a calm, relaxed person and still have HBP.
  • 80. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.

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