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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.