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  • 1. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 2. HBPR Science News: Message from the Past Chair, HBPR Council HBPR Past Chair Welcome Message Video -Gabriel Navar.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Hey Kids, Keep Your Blood Pressure Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their blood pressure healthy with Life's Simple 7.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Resistant 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
  • 10. 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.


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