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Understanding Blood Pressure Readings
What are 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.
Keep Track of Your Heart Health
The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
Understanding & Controlling Your High Blood Pressure Brochure (Spanish/English)
Este folleto explica cuáles factores de riesgo se pueden controlar, y cuáles no. Tiene información sobre la dieta, el ejercicio y los medicamentos.
Assess Your High Blood Pressure Related Risks
Learn your risk of high blood pressure by using the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Risk Calculator.
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.
Shaking the Salt Habit
The American Heart Association explains the sources of sodium and how to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet to help lower high blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Blood Pressure
Print this page and add your own high blood pressure questions to ask your physician.
Prevention & Treatment of High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains the prevention of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and the treatment of high blood pressure.
Blood Pressure Quizzes
How much do you really know about high blood pressure and how to manage it?