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The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
The Salty Six for Kids
The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
Test Your Blood Pressure IQ
Test your blood pressure knowledge with our fun quiz.
Manage Blood Pressure with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to manage blood pressure using these simple tips.
Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
What are 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.
What is hypertensive crisis? The American Heart Association explains that Hypertensive crises can present as hypertensive urgency or as a hypertensive emergency. If your systolic blood pressure is over 180 or your diastolic blood pressure is over 110, you could be having an hypertensive crisis and should seek medical attention immediately.
Low Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains low blood pressure and how low is too low? Find out the symptoms of low blood pressure and the causes of low blood pressure.
Heart and Artery Damage and High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can damage your heart, damage the walls of the arteries which can lead to a heart attack and cause heart failure.
How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
Understanding & Controlling Your High Blood Pressure Brochure (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.