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Why Blood Pressure Matters
The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to damage to the coronary arteries, heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, Stroke, Kidney damage, Vision loss, Erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, Fluid in the lungs and Angina.
What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed, how high blood pressure is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.
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,
High Blood Pressure in Children
The American Heart Association answers questions about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in children including, what causes hypertension in children? What is the treatment for high blood pressure or HBP in children?
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor
To monitor your blood pressure or hypertension at home, the American Heart Association recommends an automatic, cuff-style, bicep (upper-arm) monitor.
Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666
High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.