High Blood Pressure


The Facts About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.

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I'm new to high blood pressure

It's natural to feel a bit overwhelmed by your diagnosis. But hats off to you for taking charge! We can help you get started. You and your doctor can chart a path for your success.

I'm working to manage high blood pressure

Prioritizing your health is worth it! If you were diagnosed a while ago and haven't quite reached your blood pressure goals, we can help you try again.

I'm not sure if I have high blood pressure

Being here is a big step, good for you! Lots of people are unsure about their blood pressure. We'll help you figure out the basics.

I'm helping someone else with high blood pressure

High five for teaming up with someone to help them with their high blood pressure. Bonus: these tips can help you be healthier too!
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Let's Be Well Healthy Heart Box

The Let's Be Well Healthy Heart Box will provide you practical and simple tools – like health tips and a journal, an eye mask, walking weights, and a cookbook to manage your heart health – delivered directly to your doorstep.


Bayer Consumer Health, maker of Coricidin® HBP, is a proud sponsor of the AHA High Blood Pressure Web content area.

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Knowing your blood pressure numbers is key to a longer, healthier life.