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High Blood Pressure and African Americans
The American Heart Association helps explain why being African American raises your chances of having high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
Changes You Can Make to Manage High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains what you can do to manage high blood pressure, or hypertension.
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke
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 Facts About High Blood Pressure
What is hypertension or high blood pressure? High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is when your blood pressure, the force of the blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.
Partnering With Your Doctor to Treat High Blood Pressure
By taking a few simple steps and working with your provider, you can have a better chance of keeping your blood pressure under control.
Calculate Your High Blood Pressure Health Risks
Learn your health risks from high blood pressure by using the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Risk Calculator. A few small changes can make a big difference.
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.
Find High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources
Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).
Five Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure
If you?ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, these simple steps from the American Heart Associaion can help you keep it under control.
Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.