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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.
What is Pulmonary Hypertension?
Is pulmonary hypertension the same as high blood pressure? The American Heart Association explains the difference between systemic hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.
Resistant hypertension is when patients cannot control their blood pressure despite the use of a diuretic and at least two other blood pressure medicines
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.
How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
Prevention & Treatment of High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains the prevention of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and the treatment of high blood pressure.
Check. Change. Control. - Blood Pressure Program
Learn more about the American Heart Association blood pressure monitoring programs.
High Blood Pressure Resources For Professionals
HBP toolkit text TBD
About High Blood Pressure
What is hypertension or high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is a widely misunderstood medical condition. Some people think that those with hypertension are tense, nervous or hyperactive, but hypertension has nothing to do with personality traits. The truth is, you can be a calm, relaxed person and still have HBP.
The American Heart Association explains how congenital heart defects can lead to Pulmonary Hypertension.