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  • 21. Bay Heart Ball Bay Heart Ball
  • 22. Tampa Bay Heart Ball Tampa Bay Heart Ball
  • 23. Atlanta Heart Ball Atlanta Heart Ball
  • 24. How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
  • 25. Understanding Blood Pressure Readings Use our blood pressure chart to learn about 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.
  • 26. Gainesville Heart Ball Gainesville Heart Ball
  • 27. Mid-South Heart Ball Memphis Heart Ball
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
  • 30. Keeping High Blood Pressure Under Control There?s helpful news for those with high blood pressure. By taking a few simple, practical steps, they can have a better chance of keeping their blood pressure under control.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%