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  • 1. Numbers don't lie ?Numbers don?t lie,? notes one of our Latina volunteers. ?I finally found something that helps my family see that they need to take care of their health.? She is referring to Heart 360®, the American Heart Association on-line tool that helps people monitor blood pressure as part of their overall heart health, while also providing helpful advice and information.
  • 2. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 3. Alternative therapies may help lower your blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 4. A cup of beetroot juice a day may help lower blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 5. Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk original article page for simple science
  • 6. Manage Blood Pressure With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to manage blood pressure with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 7. HBPR Science News: Message from the Past Chair, HBPR Council HBPR Past Chair Welcome Message Video -Gabriel Navar.
  • 8. Doctor Appointments: Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association explains that one of the most important relationships you?ll ever have is the one you?ll develop with your doctor. Learn why.
  • 9. Salmon with Tomato-Basil Salsa The fresh tomato-basil salsa will have you "hooked" on this delicious salmon dish. Rich in omega-3 fats, salmon is good for your heart as well as your taste buds.
  • 10. Test Your Blood Pressure IQ Test your blood pressure knowledge with our fun quiz.
  • 11. Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
  • 12. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore This classic Italian mainstay has been updated for today?s modern cook, and with less sodium.
  • 13. Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
  • 14. Glazed Sweet Potato Cubes A holiday meal doesn?t seem complete without sweet potatoes. This healthful version will be a family favorite for years to come.
  • 15. Tropical Fruit Dippers Feel free to substitute your favorite seasonal fruits for the pineapple and mango dippers. Some good ones to try include berries, pears, and apples.
  • 16. PSA- Print- High Blood Pressure
  • 17. Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure Program Learn more about the American Heart Association blood pressure monitoring programs.
  • 18. Tortilla Scramble Try the American Heart Association's recipe: tortilla scramble.
  • 19. Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association The American Heart Association offers these heart-health risk assessment tools such as heart attack risk asessment, high blood pressure risk calculator, my diabetes Life Assessment and My Life Check.
  • 20. Leisure-time exercise can lower your risk of high blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 21. HIV and Atherosclerosis The American Heart Association explains that people living with HIV are at higher risk for artery blockage problems or atherosclerosis.
  • 22. High Blood Pressure Sponsors Meet our proud sponsors of the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure website.
  • 23. Meditation and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • 24. Watermelon and Strawberry Salsa Whether served at room temperature or chilled, this refreshing salsa is terrific served with no-salt-added baked tortilla chips or spooned over fat-free vanilla yogurt.
  • 25. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 26. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 27. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems or valvular heart disease.
  • 28. High Blood Pressure in Children The American Heart Association answers questions about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in children including, what causes hypertension in children? What is the treatment for high blood pressure or HBP in children?
  • 29. How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 34. Nancy Book's High Blood Pressure Story Losing weight information from The American Heart Association.
  • 35. Conditions What is heart disease, also called coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease? The American Heart Association explains various cardiovascular conditions and heart conditions, the causes of heart disease, the symptoms of heart disease, the prevention of heart disease, the diagnosis of heart disease the treatment of heart disease and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 36. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. The Salty Six The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
  • 39. Buttermilk Pancakes with Apple-Cinnamon Topping These tender pancakes are made with whole-wheat flour, which gives them a healthy twist. The spicy-sweet apple topping is a real treat.
  • 40. Beef Tagine This quick-cooking version of tagine, a Moroccan meat and vegetable stew slow-simmered with spices and served over couscous, uses cubes of tender steak that are browned, then reheated in the fragrant stew.
  • 41. Broccoli with Jalapeno and Garlic Tender-crisp broccoli tossed with garlic, jalapeño, cumin, and lime juice is a good complement for almost any Tex-Mex entrée. If you like a lot of heat, leave the ribs and some of the seeds in the jalapeño when you make this dish.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. 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.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Why Blood Pressure Matters The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to damage to the coronary arteries, heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, Stroke, Kidney damage, Vision loss, Erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, Fluid in the lungs and Angina.
  • 46. Physical Activity and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that regular, moderately-vigorous physical activity is an important element in managing your blood pressure and reducing hypertension.
  • 47. Hot Tub and Sauna Use and High Blood Pressure The Amerrican Heart Association explains the potentially harmful affects of hot tubs and saunas to people with high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Too Much Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 50. Shaking Your Salt Habit Brochure: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.


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