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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.
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.
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,
High Blood Pressure in Children
The American Heart Association answers questions about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, in children including, what causes hypertension in children? What is the treatment for high blood pressure or HBP in children?
Choosing a Home Blood Pressure Monitor
To monitor your blood pressure or hypertension at home, the American Heart Association recommends an automatic, cuff-style, bicep (upper-arm) monitor.
Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666
High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
How to Monitor and Record Your Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association explains how to monitor your blood pressure acurately at home.
The Salty Six: Are the Foods You Eat Most Often High in Sodium?
The American Heart Association explains the "salty six" most commonly eaten foods in the American diet that contain high amounts of sodium.
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.
Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure (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.