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Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed, how high blood pressure is called the "silent killer," and how to monitor your blood pressure.
Your Path to Healthy Blood Pressure
High blood pressure also called hypertension is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. The American Heart Association helps you find your path to healthy blood pressure.
How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
Commonly Asked Questions About Children and Heart Disease
A pediatric cardiologist answers common questions about children and heart disease
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.
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.
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.
Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
What are blood pressure readings? Systolic, diastolic? The American Heart Association helps you understand the various levels of blood pressure and how high blood pressure or hypertension is defined. also learn about prehypertension, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, and what is a healthy blood pressure.