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  • 21. 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,
  • 22. Blood Pressure Quizzes How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
  • 23. High Blood Pressure Sponsors Meet our proud sponsors of the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure website.
  • 24. Too Much Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
  • 25. The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
  • 26. Common High Blood Pressure Myths The American Heart Association debunks the common myths and misconceptions about high blood pressure.
  • 27. 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.


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2015-2016 Expenditures

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  • Research 20.3%
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