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  • 31. High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • 32. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. 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.


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