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Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
Instructional Video - Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home
The American Heart Association offers this video teaching how to monitor your blood pressure at home with an at-home blood pressure monitor to help manage your high blood pressure.
High Blood Pressure or Hypertension
What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on blood pressure, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, hypertensive crisis, monitoring blood pressure, preeclampsia, systolic, diastolic, risk of high blood pressure, tretment of high blood pressure, prevention of high blood pressure, lower blood pressure
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.
How High Blood Pressure Can Lead to Stroke
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.
Find a Check. Change. Control.® Program Near You
Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.
Hypertensive Crisis: When You Should Call 9-1-1 for High Blood Pressure
What is hypertensive crisis? The American Heart Association explains 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.
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.
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.