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  • 71. Assess Your High Blood Pressure Related Risks Learn your risk of high blood pressure by using the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Risk Calculator.
  • 72. Shaking the Salt Habit The American Heart Association explains the sources of sodium and how to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet to help lower high blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure.
  • 73. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Blood Pressure Print this page and add your own high blood pressure questions to ask your physician.
  • 74. Blood Pressure Quizzes How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
  • 75. High Blood Pressure Brochure This easy-to-understand, tri-fold brochure provides information on what high blood pressure is, how it affects the cardiovascular system, the absence of symptoms, and how it is treated.
  • 76. 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.
  • 77. Weight Management and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how maintaining a healthy weight may help lower your blood pressure.
  • 78. Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 79. High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • 80. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.


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