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  • 1. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 2. Alternative therapies may help lower your blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 3. A cup of beetroot juice a day may help lower blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 4. Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk original article page for simple science
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. HBPR Science News: Message from the Past Chair, HBPR Council HBPR Past Chair Welcome Message Video -Gabriel Navar.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Blood Pressure Quizzes How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
  • 9. Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Tortilla Scramble Try the American Heart Association's recipe: tortilla scramble.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Leisure-time exercise can lower your risk of high blood pressure original article page for simple science
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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?
  • 17. How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 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
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. Salmon with Honey-Balsamic Glaze Use simple ingredients likely to be found in your kitchen to create a far-from-ordinary glaze for this easy entrée.
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. The Salty Six The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. Cranberry Spritzer When the mercury climbs, the only thing melting will be the rainbow sherbet in this tangy and slightly tart, very refreshing drink.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. Erectile Dysfunction and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can cause erectile dysfunction.
  • 33. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke 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.
  • 34. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore This classic Italian mainstay has been updated for today?s modern cook, and with less sodium.
  • 37. Four-Onion Dip Four-Onion dip recipe
  • 38. Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce In just a couple of minutes, you can enjoy a colorful and tasty side dish that is perfect to serve with grilled flank steak or stir-fried chicken tenders.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. High Blood Pressure Brochure This easy-to-understand, tri-fold brochure provides information on what high blood pressure is, how it affects the cardiovascular system, the absence of symptoms, and how it is treated.
  • 41. Home Blood Pressure Monitoring The American Heart Association explains how to keep track of your blood pressure levels at home in addition to regular measurements taken at a healthcare professional's office. Download the American Heart Association's blood pressure tracker chart to help monitor your blood pressure at home.
  • 42. Potassium and High Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains that for those with hypertension, a diet that includes natural sources of potassium is important in controlling high blood pressure because potassium blunts the effects of sodium.
  • 43. Stress and Blood Pressure Does stress cause high blood pressure? The American Heart Association explains the link between hypertension and stress level.
  • 44. Breakfast Crostini Crostini, an Italian word that means ?little toasts,? are usually served as an appetizer. These nutritious egg-and-vegetable crostini, however, are a great way to start your day.
  • 45. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Blood Pressure Print this page and add your own high blood pressure questions to ask your physician.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Los Seis Salados Para Los Niños en Español The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 48. Lemon-Thyme Roasted Potatoes Roasting lemons caramelizes their peel, making it soft and removing its natural bitterness. Here the caramelized peel is minced so the tiny pieces can easily be distributed among the roasted red potato halves.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. The Salty Six Spanish - Los seis salados The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.


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