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Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish)
A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
Blood Pressure Quizzes
How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?
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.
Salmon with Honey-Balsamic Glaze
Use simple ingredients likely to be found in your kitchen to create a far-from-ordinary glaze for this easy entrée.
Buttermilk Pancakes with Apple-Cinnamon Topping
These tender pancakes are made with whole-wheat flour, which gives them a healthy twist. The spicy-sweet apple topping is a real treat.
The Salty Six
The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance
The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
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.
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.
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.