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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.
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.
Let's Talk About High Blood Pressure and Stroke
Learn how high blood pressure could lead to a stroke.
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.
Meditation and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains that meditation could help you lower your risks of cardiovascular disease.
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.
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
Controlling Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol using these simple tips.
What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
The American Heart Association explains the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.