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  • 11. Life's Simple 7® | Manage Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that managing blood pressure is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood pressure.
  • 12. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
  • 13. Myths About High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association debunks the common myths and misconceptions about high blood pressure.
  • 14. 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,
  • 15. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 16. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
  • 17. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 18. Understanding & Controlling Your High Blood Pressure Brochure (Spanish/English) Este folleto explica cuáles factores de riesgo se pueden controlar, y cuáles no. Tiene información sobre la dieta, el ejercicio y los medicamentos.
  • 19. Processed Foods: Where is all that salt coming from? The American Heart Association explains that a high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure and how most American's eat too much sodium due to the amount of processed foods eaten.
  • 20. What is High Blood Pressure Medicine? Learn the facts about high blood pressure medicine.


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