What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) occurs when your blood moves through your arteries at a higher pressure than normal. Many different things can cause high blood pressure. If your blood pressure gets too high or stays high for a long time, it can cause health problems.

High Blood Pressure Links:

  1. Hypertension Information Video
  2. American Heart Association: Hypertension Information & Risk Calculator
  3. FamilyDoctor.org Hypertension Information

Self Management Help:

  1. Blood Sugar Log
  2. Blood Pressure Log
  3. Daily Food Diary
  4. Fitness Diary

Heart Healthy Cooking Tips:

  1. Heart Healthy Cookbook
  2. American Heart Association: Nutrition, Exercise, Stress, Smoking Cessation, and Heart Conditions

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