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Announcing the 2018 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Dear Colleague: Over the past 5 years, we’ve seen tremendous progress among health systems and health professionals helping patients manage high blood pressure by using innovative, evidence-based tools and protocols. While these efforts are promising, we still have a long way to go: High blood pressure contributes to more than 1,100 deaths in the United

Things to know: Older Americans and blood pressure

By America Heart News Because of its extremely high prevalence, hypertension is a leading cause of preventable death and a contributor to premature disability and institutionalization in seniors. Reviews by medical experts of a raft of studies showed that the risk of heart attacks, strokes and death can be reduced in adults older than 65

6 Signs Of High Blood Pressure You Should Know About

Posted by Women’s Health There are some things that are hard to commit to memory: your mother-in-law’s birthday, how much milk is left in the fridge, and your last blood pressure reading, to name a few. But over half of all Americans will experience high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And considering that

You Should Never Believe These Myths About High Blood Pressure

Posted by The Cheat Sheet We all know heart disease is one of the leading killers in America, and high blood pressure can certainly contribute to your risk. But how much do you know about hypertension, really? For one, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminds us one out of every three adults has high blood pressure, and