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Stroke and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is a major risk factor for stroke and defines the different types of strokes.
The Salty Six: Are the Foods You Eat Most Often High in Sodium?
The American Heart Association explains the "salty six" most commonly eaten foods in the American diet that contain high amounts of sodium.
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.
Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure
understanding and controlling your high blood pressure
Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure (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.
Shaking Your Salt Habit: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure
This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.
What is High Blood Pressure Medicine?
Learn the facts about high blood pressure medicine.
High Blood Pressure and Stroke
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.
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.