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Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.

To learn more about how lifestyle changes can help manage and prevent symptoms:

Exercise and High Blood Pressure
Healthy Diet - Salt Shockers and Dash Diet



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Test your salt smarts!
I got: Your Score: 60% You correctly answered 9 out of 15 questions. Yiikes - not very good....More
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Get more sleep!
Interesting story! Click link to learn about lack of sleep, stress and BP. HaylenMore
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Many Young Adults Have High Blood Pressure
This is alarming news! I'm sure it's related to growing obesity among the young. HaylenMore
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Heart Health - Is Your Family Supportive?
A new post from WebMD's heart expert - HaylenMore
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Working Long Hours and Heart Disease
New article from the Heart Disease Health Center - do you put in long hours at the office? HaylenMore
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Do you have "white coat" hypertension?
Up to one-third of people who were thought to have treatment-resistant high blood pressure may...More
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Reducing BP by singing
"Doctors report that singing reduced the blood pressure of a 76-year-old woman who had experienced severe...More
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Is Your Blood Pressure Really Under Control?
One in three adults has high blood pressure, but only 61% are under treatment and roughly two-thirds...More
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How High Blood Pressure Is Measured
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A Visual Guide to High Blood Pressure
A new WebMD slide show about High Blood Pressure/Hypertension HaylenMore
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Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients - BAAKP
BAAKP is a local, not-for-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients. Our...More
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I take 10 mg Lisinopril and 20 mg Bystolic every morning. During the day my bp runs 140/74 but during the...More
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I take 10 mg Lisinopril and 20 mg Bystolic every morning. During the day my bp runs 140/74 but during the...More
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Salt Shockers Slideshow
"Cutting U.S. salt intake by just half a teaspoon a day would prevent up to 92,000 deaths, 99,000 ...More
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Do Nuts Really Lower Cholesterol?
This expert blog from Dr. Michael Richman might be of some help to those wondering how they can...More
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Natural Remedies - 24 Foods That Can Save Your Hea...
I noticed that there were some posts concerning natural remedies for high blood pressure. Here is a...More
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High Blood Pressure/Weight Loss
Lossing a significant amount of weight will help your blood pressure go down and possibly get you off of your medication. I know people who ... More
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