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Experts Lower “High” Blood Pressure Numbers

Experts Lower “High” Blood Pressure Numbers

After studying the results from hundreds of studies, experts recently changed the definition of high blood pressure.

Kidney Disease and Your Heart: What’s the Connection?

Kidney and Heart Health

Learn how the two are connected and how to lower your risk for both.

Tips from NIH to improve heart health.

Healthy Body, Happy Heart

Most of us will have heart trouble at some point in our lives. But you can take steps now to lower your risk.

Taking aspirin helps prevent blood clots from forming in your arteries, and may help lower your risk for a stroke or heart attack.

Aspirin and heart disease: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Taking aspirin helps prevent blood clots from forming in your arteries, and may help lower your risk for a stroke or heart attack.

Heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S, and it is also a major cause of disability. Learn more about how you can help reduce your risk of heart disease.

Heart Disease | MedlinePlus

Heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S, and it is also a major cause of disability. Learn more about how you can help reduce your risk of heart disease.

Subtle and Dangerous: Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women

NINR - National Institute of Nursing Research | National Institute of Nursing Research

Subtle and Dangerous: Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women

Did you know African American women display higher rates of risk factors for heart disease including high blood pressure and obesity?

NHLBI, NIH

Did you know African American women display higher rates of risk factors for heart disease including high blood pressure and obesity?

How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help Heal Your Heart

Diseases & Conditions | Features

Topic-based listing of CDC Features. Diseases and Conditions

5 #heart symptoms you shouldn't ignore. #hearthealth #chestpain

Your Heart: 5 Symptoms Not to Ignore

Don't ignore these 5 symptoms of cardiovascular disease. Our experts explain.

Swapping In Healthy Fats Cuts Heart Disease Risk

Swapping In Healthy Fats Cuts Heart Disease Risk

Swapping In Healthy Fats Cuts Heart Disease Risk

Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death in women? More than all cancers combined.

NHLBI, NIH

Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death in women? More than all cancers combined.

Women tend to face a higher risk of stroke, but there are ways to reduce your risk - Infographic

American Stroke Association | A Division of the American Heart Association

Women are at Greater Risk for Stroke - Infographic

High blood pressure can be fatal. Here are 5 simple steps to control your blood pressure - Infographic

High Blood Pressure

What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on high blood pressure, low blood pressure, and how to monitor, treat and prevent high blood pressure.

Causes and Risks for Heart Failure

Causes and Risks for Heart Failure

The American Heart Association explains the causes of heart failure and what your risk for heart failure could be.

Exercise May Prevent High Blood Pressure in African-Americans

Exercise May Prevent High Blood Pressure in African-Americans

Researchers are reporting new evidence that exercise can help reduce the risk of hypertension in African-Americans. Past studies focused on white populations.

Blood Pressure Control - Helping Patients Take Their Medicine

Help patients take their medicine.

About 25% of new prescriptions for blood pressure medicine are never filled. Help simplify BP treatment for your patients.