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The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
How to Track Your Sodium
The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
Types of Blood Pressure Medications
The American Heart Association provides information on prescription blood pressure medicines, hypertension medications, over-the-counter blood pressure medications. Some common types of blood pressure prescriptions are Diuretics, Beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, Angiotensin II receptor blockers, Calcium channel blockers, Alpha blockers, Alpha-2 Receptor Agonist, Combined alpha and beta-blockers, Central agonists, Peripheral adrenergic inhibitors, Blood vessel dilators, or vasodilators,
Striking a Balance: Less Sodium (Salt), More Potassium
The American Heart Association explains that in your battle against high blood pressure, sodium and salt is your enemy but potassium is a powerful weapon.
Hot Tub and Sauna Use and High Blood Pressure
The Amerrican Heart Association explains the potentially harmful affects of hot tubs and saunas to people with high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
Life's Simple 7® | Manage Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains that managing blood pressure is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood pressure.
More Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet
The American Heart Association explains how to manage high blood pressure with a heart-healthy diet.