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Keep Track of Your Heart Health
The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
Use our blood pressure chart to learn about 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.
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.
Sex and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
How to Track Your Sodium
The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
#BPraisers: Things That Raise Your Blood Pressure
Keeping blood pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, like exercise, that help lower it. But it can also mean avoiding things that raise it. Here is a list of BP raisers.
Controlling Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol using these simple tips.
High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
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.