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  • 71. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 72. Manage Blood Pressure with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to manage blood pressure using these simple tips.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. 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.
  • 75. 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.
  • 76. Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure. Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
  • 77. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • 78. Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you?re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!
  • 79. High Blood Pressure or Hypertension What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
  • 80. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.

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