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High Blood Pressure – Symptoms & Diagnosis: Classic Sources

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 Institute . . . → Read More: National High Blood Pressure Education Month Highlights Risks from High Blood Pressure & Ways to Control It

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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 help . . . → Read More: Harvard Medical School Issues Tips on How to Take Your Own Blood Pressure At Home

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How To Read Blood Pressure Numbers

A simple explanation of Systolic and Diastolic pressure and what the numbers mean. See Dr. David Frid, Cardiologist, from the Cleveland Clinic»

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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs Action Plan

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 . . . → Read More: Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs Action Plan

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, NIH. High blood pressure usually presents no symptoms, other than, rarely, head aches. >>View Info

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High Blood Pressure Detection

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

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Hypertensive crisis: What are the symptoms?

Mayoclinic.com. >>View Info

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Secondary Hypertension

MayoClinic.com. >>View Info

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Hypertension

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

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Arterial Catheterization

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

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Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home

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

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