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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.
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.
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,
Sodio: Mitos y realidades para niņos
The science is clear... our kids eat more sodium than what is safe and recommended. Learn the facts in this infographic from the American Heart Association.
More Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
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.
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.
Health Threats From High Blood Pressure
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.
Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association offers these heart-health assessment tools such as high blood pressure risk calculator and My Life Check.
Thank you for checking your blood pressure
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