Join AHA in our blood pressure check challenge this May

Our Goal: 3 Million Blood Pressure Checks in One Month Measuring blood pressure regularly is an important part of keeping high blood pressure controlled. Also, many people with high blood pressure don’t even know they have it. That’s why we want to encourage as many people as possible to get a blood pressure check this

Medical equipment including a syringe, stethoscope, pills and an EKG strip

Study: HBP and prediabetes together increase risk to heart

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS High blood pressure and prediabetes together may do more harm to the body than either one alone. The first study of its type looking into the association between slightly elevated blood sugar levels and high blood pressure found that prediabetes didn’t increase cardiovascular risk by itself. But when researchers looked

High blood pressure before pregnancy may increase risk of miscarriage

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS High blood pressure before conception may increase the risk of miscarriage for healthy young women with a history of lost pregnancies, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, was the first to focus specifically on differences in preconception blood pressure among young