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High Blood Pressure - Symptoms & Diagnosis

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It
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National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

In a statement issued May 2, Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. These events, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Inst...

Harvard Medical School Issues Tips on How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure At Home
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Harvard Medical School Issues Tips on How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure At Home

Harvard Medical School has recently issued a new HealthBeat report, published by Harvard Health Publications, with practical tips on how to measure your blood pressure at home. "Checking blood pressure at home won't cure hypertension, but it will he...

How To Read Blood Pressure Numbers
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A simple explanation of Systolic and Diastolic pressure and what the numbers mean. See Dr. David Frid, Cardiologist, from the Cleveland Clinic»

Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs Action Plan
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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs Action Plan, A two-page Action Plan to complete and keep available, a Form provided by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. In...

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
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National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, NIH. High blood pressure usually presents no symptoms, other than, rarely, head aches. >>View Info

High Blood Pressure Detection
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Website of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Explains how high blood pressure is tested and diagnosed, and how you can test your blood pressure on your own. >>View Info

Hypertensive crisis: What are the symptoms?
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Mayoclinic.com. >>View Info

Secondary Hypertension
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MayoClinic.com. >>View Info

Hypertension
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Lab Tests Online. Information on the lab test frequently ordered to determine potential underlying causes of hypertension. >>View Info

Arterial Catheterization
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American Thoracic Society Patient Information Series. Pamphlet explaining this method of taking repeat blood pressure readings more accurately than a blood pressure cuff and also taking repeat blood tests. Used in hospitals. >>View Info

Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home
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by Familydoctor.org. How to monitor blood pressure at home, and why it is important to do so. >>View Info

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Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida
April 27, 2013 Posted by Editor
Free Stroke Screenings Offered May 3, 2013 by Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida has announced that it will offer Free Stroke Screenings to the public on May 3, 2013. Phone registration is required: To register, call toll-free 800-691-6555. The Cleveland Clinic states: "Strokes can happen at any age......

How High Blood Pressure Puts Your Brain at Risk
December 13, 2012 Posted by Contributing Author
How High Blood Pressure Puts Your Brain at Risk

By Deane Alban You already know that high blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, kidney failure, and blindness. Now there is one more reason to get your blood pressure levels under control. This condition has been found to be more damaging to the...

New Initiative to Help Americans Control Blood Pressure, CDC Teams with Pharmacists
September 16, 2012 Posted by Editor
New Initiative to Help Americans Control Blood Pressure, CDC Teams with Pharmacists

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new initiative, called "Team Up. Pressure Down," in which the CDC and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will team with pharmacists to help educate patients o...

Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health
February 21, 2012 Posted by Editor
Cleveland Clinic Heart Surgeon & Cardiologist Tackle Misconceptions About Heart Health

In their new book entitled, Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need, two renowned heart experts, heart surgeon Marc Gillinov and cardiologist Steven Nissen, both of the Cleveland Clinic, tackle some prominent misconceptions about hea...

Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February
February 9, 2012 Posted by Editor
Nationwide Events to Promote Heart-Healthy Living Being Held in February

The American Heart Association and other organizations are holding a series of nationwide events in February as part of "American Heart Month." The purpose of this annual initiative, sponsored by the American Heart Association, is to call attention to...

Interval Training May Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke
October 30, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

No matter what your age or fitness level, interval training may be better for your overall health than longer sessions of slow, sustained exercise, according to some cardiologists at the Mayo Clinic. Watch Vivien Williams for Mayo Clinic’s Medical...

Improving Your Health Literacy May Help You Improve Your Health, Survey Suggests
October 20, 2011 Posted by Editor
Improving Your Health Literacy May Help You Improve Your Health, Survey Suggests

A new survey published on October 19 found that while almost eight in ten people who reported having a recent blood test claim they understood the results, in fact 48 percent did not know their cholesterol level, and 65 percent did not know their blood...

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