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  • 21. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 22. What is High Blood Pressure Medicine? Learn the facts about high blood pressure medicine.
  • 23. High Blood Pressure and Stroke Brochure This brochure alerts readers to the fact that high blood pressure is a leading risk factor for stroke. It provides clear directions for treating high blood pressure and reducing the risk of first or recurrent stroke.
  • 24. Vision Loss and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to vision loss.
  • 25. Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
  • 26. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 27. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 28. Hypertensive Crisis What is hypertensive crisis? The American Heart Association explains that Hypertensive crises can present as hypertensive urgency or as a hypertensive emergency. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.


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