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Five Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure
If you?ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, these simple steps from the American Heart Associaion can help you keep it under control.
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
Too Much Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
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.
Why High Blood Pressure is a "Silent Killer"
The American Heart Association explains why high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.
How High Blood Pressure Can Affect Your Sex Life
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can affect the sex lives of both men and women.
The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days
The American Heart Association helps you learn to eat less sodium by changing your salty habits with this three-week plan.
The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
Hypertensive Crisis: When You Should Call 9-1-1 for High Blood Pressure
What is hypertensive crisis? The American Heart Association explains 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.