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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.
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.
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.
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.
What is Pulmonary Hypertension?
Is pulmonary hypertension the same as high blood pressure? The American Heart Association explains the difference between systemic hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.
Resistant hypertension is when patients cannot control their blood pressure despite the use of a diuretic and at least two other blood pressure medicines
Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains that sleep apnea prevents restful sleep is associated with high blood pressure, arrhythmia, stroke and heart failure.
How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed
The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
The American Heart Association explains how congenital heart defects can lead to Pulmonary Hypertension.
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.
#BPraisers: Things That Raise Your Blood Pressure
Keeping blood pressure under control can mean adding things to your life, like exercise, that help lower it. But it can also mean avoiding things that raise it. Here is a list of BP raisers.
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.
How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
What is High Blood Pressure?
What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
Commonly Asked Questions About Children and Heart Disease
A pediatric cardiologist answers common questions about children and heart 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.
American Heart Association backs current BP treatments
A recent report recommends healthcare providers take a new approach to treating high blood pressure for people older than 60. But based on the current research available, the American Heart Association recommends that healthcare providers continue to follow existing guidelines for treating high blood pressure.
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.
Keeping High Blood Pressure Under Control
There?s helpful news for those with high blood pressure. By taking a few simple, practical steps, they can have a better chance of keeping their blood pressure under control.
Don't Let Your Heart Quit! Control Your Blood Pressure.
Is your heart trying to tell you something? Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before your heart quits on you.
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.
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.
Check. Change. Control. ® - Blood Pressure Program
Learn more about the American Heart Association blood pressure monitoring programs.
About High Blood Pressure
What is hypertension or high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is a widely misunderstood medical condition. Some people think that those with hypertension are tense, nervous or hyperactive, but hypertension has nothing to do with personality traits. The truth is, you can be a calm, relaxed person and still have HBP.
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.
High Blood Pressure Resources For Professionals
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High Blood Pressure Tools & Resources
Find tools to manage your high blood pressure (hypertension).