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  • 21. What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Is pulmonary hypertension the same as high blood pressure? The American Heart Association explains the difference between systemic hypertension and pulmonary hypertension.
  • 22. Resistant Hypertension Resistant hypertension is when patients cannot control their blood pressure despite the use of a diuretic and at least two other blood pressure medicines
  • 23. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 24. How High Blood Pressure is Diagnosed The American Heart Association explains how high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is diagnosed.
  • 25. Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure Program Learn more about the American Heart Association blood pressure monitoring programs.
  • 26. Find a Check. Change. Control. Program Near You Find an American Heart Association affiliate office in your area to get involved in Check. Change. Control. Blood Pressure monitoring Program in your area.
  • 27. Keeping High Blood Pressure Under Control There?s helpful news for those with high blood pressure. By taking a few simple, practical steps, they can have a better chance of keeping their blood pressure under control.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. What is High Blood Pressure? What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
  • 30. 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.


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