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  • 31. Kidney Damage and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause kidney damage that can lead to kidney failure.
  • 32. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.
  • 33. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
  • 34. Four-Onion Dip Four-Onion dip recipe
  • 35. Beef Tagine This quick-cooking version of tagine, a Moroccan meat and vegetable stew slow-simmered with spices and served over couscous, uses cubes of tender steak that are browned, then reheated in the fragrant stew.
  • 36. 7 Salty Myths BUSTED The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. Busy Parents and Caregivers Must Care for Themselves The American Heart Association explains that taking caring for yourself and being heart healthy is as important as caring for your loved ones.
  • 40. Colorful Tuna Pasta Salad Some of the best recipes are the simplest, as this flavorful main dish salad proves. You can eat it as soon as you make it or prepare it up to 24 hours in advance.

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