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  • 81. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings What are blood pressure readings? Systolic, diastolic? The American Heart Association helps you understand the various levels of blood pressure and how high blood pressure or hypertension is defined. also learn about prehypertension, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, and what is a healthy blood pressure.
  • 82. Life's Simple 7 Brochure A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 83. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 84. High Blood Pressure Resources For Professionals HBP toolkit text TBD
  • 85. Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor To monitor your blood pressure or hypertension at home, the American Heart Association recommends an automatic, cuff-style, bicep (upper-arm) monitor.
  • 86. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
  • 87. Conditions What is heart disease, also called coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease? The American Heart Association explains various cardiovascular conditions and heart conditions, the causes of heart disease, the symptoms of heart disease, the prevention of heart disease, the diagnosis of heart disease the treatment of heart disease and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 88. How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
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  • 90. Find a Check. Change. Control. Program Near You Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.


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  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
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