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Sex and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can can impact your sex life.
Striking a Balance: Less Sodium (Salt), More Potassium
The American Heart Association explains that in your battle against high blood pressure, sodium and salt is your enemy but potassium is a powerful weapon.
Too Much Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association explains that 9 out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium with this new infographic.
Meditation and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
HBPR Science News: Message from the Past Chair, HBPR Council
HBPR Past Chair Welcome Message Video -Gabriel Navar.
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.
HBPR Science News: Special Report
Special Report Video: Commentary by Rhian Touz.
The Effects of Excess Sodium Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the effects of excess sodium on your health and appearance.
HBPR Science News: Message from the Kidney Council Chair
Kidney Council Chair Welcome Message Video - David Ellison.
HBPR Science News: Message from the Program Chair
HBPR 2010 Program Chair Welcome Message Video - Rhian M. Touyz
Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
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.
Busy Parents and Caregivers Must Care for Themselves
The American Heart Association explains that taking caring for yourself and being heart healthy is as important as caring for your loved ones.
Life's Simple 7® | Manage Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains that managing blood pressure is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood pressure.
HBPR Science News: Message from the HBPR Council Chair
HBPR Chair Welcome Message Video - Clinton Webb.
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.
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.
Processed Foods: Where is all that salt coming from?
The American Heart Association explains that a high sodium diet can lead to high blood pressure and how most American's eat too much sodium due to the amount of processed foods eaten.
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.
Leisure-time exercise can lower your risk of high blood pressure
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Science News: HBPR 2010: Thursday
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Science News: HBPR 2010: Friday
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Fresh Tomatillo-Poblano Salsa with Tortilla Wedges
This lively-tasting salsa will make you feel as if you?re dining in an authentic Mexican restaurant!
Blood Pressure Quizzes
How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
Losing weight information from The American Heart Association.
High Blood Pressure Personal Stories
Real patients share their experiences about how high blood pressure has affected their lives.
Myths About High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association debunks the common myths and misconceptions about high blood pressure.
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.
Types of Blood Pressure Medications
The American Heart Association provides information on prescription blood pressure medicines, hypertension medications, over-the-counter blood pressure medications. Some common types of blood pressure prescriptions are Diuretics, Beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin II receptor blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Alpha blockers, Alpha-2 Receptor Agonist, Combined alpha and beta-blockers, Central agonists, Peripheral adrenergic inhibitors, Blood vessel dilators, or vasodilators,
Connie's Story: My High Blood Pressure Caused a Stroke
Connie Bentley shares her experience with high blood pressure and how it caused her stroke.
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?
High Blood Pressure Sponsors
Meet our proud sponsors of the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure website.
The Salty Six: Are the Foods You Eat Most Often High in Sodium?
The American Heart Association explains the "salty six" most commonly eaten foods in the American diet that contain high amounts of sodium.
Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure (Spanish/English)
Este folleto explica cuáles factores de riesgo se pueden controlar, y cuáles no. Tiene información sobre la dieta, el ejercicio y los medicamentos.
What is High Blood Pressure Medicine?
Learn the facts about high blood pressure medicine.