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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 53. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. Controlling Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol using these simple tips.
  • 59. What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure? The American Heart Association explains the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
  • 60. Sex and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.


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