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High Blood Pressure and Women
The American Heart Association explains higher risk for high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in women including birth control and high blood pressure, pregnancy and preeclampsia, Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), toxemia of pregnancy and menopause and high blood pressure.
High Blood Pressure Brochure
This easy-to-understand, tri-fold brochure provides information on what high blood pressure is, how it affects the cardiovascular system, the absence of symptoms, and how it is treated.
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.
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Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
What are 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.
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.
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.
Blood Pressure Quizzes
How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
7 Salty Myths BUSTED
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
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.