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Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure (Spanish)
This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke. It overviews the causes, symptoms and some of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
Sodium Myths and Facts for Kids Infographic
The science is clear... our kids eat more sodium than what is safe and recommended. Learn the facts in this infographic from the American Heart Association.
Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn how to change your taste for sodium with this three-week plan.
75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
7 Salty (Sodium) Myths BUSTED Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting the top seven myths.
Controlling Your Risk Factors Brochure (Spanish/English)
Empower patients to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke with this complete, easy-to-read resource based on new prevention guidelines. This booklet defines each of the risk factors for heart attack and stroke and provides guidance for managing those that can be controlled: cholesterol, physical inactivity, blood pressure, smoking, obesity, diabetes. It also emphasizes four key numbers for patients to know to treat their risk: total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and BMI. It encourages patients to discuss their risk with their healthcare providers to determine the best treatment options.
Los Seis Salados Para Los Niņos Infographic en Espaņol
The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are common in kids' diets that are also high in sodium.
The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance
The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home
The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
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.