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  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. American Heart Association backs current BP treatments A recent report recommends healthcare providers take a new approach to treating high blood pressure for people older than 60. But based on the current research available, the American Heart Association recommends that healthcare providers continue to follow existing guidelines for treating high blood pressure.
  • 16. Why High Blood Pressure is a "Silent Killer" The American Heart Association explains why high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Resistant Hypertension - High Blood Pressure That's Hard to Treat Resistant hypertension is when patients cannot control their blood pressure despite the use of a diuretic and at least two other blood pressure medicines
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 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.


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