Monitoring blood pressure at home is easy and can more accurately diagnose hypertension and track treatment.
High Blood Pressure Myths
Clearing up three common, and potentially dangerous, misconceptions about hypertension.
How to Measure, Monitor, and Maintain Your High Blood Pressure
Knowing and controlling your blood pressure doesn’t have to be complicated. That’s why we created a three-step process that’s easy to remember. Whether or not you have high blood pressure, you can measure your blood pressure, monitor for changes, and maintain control Measure Knowing your numbers should be your first step. The good news is you can measure your blood pressure almost anywhere – at a doctor’s office, in a pharmacy, or in the comfort of your home. Doctor’s Office – Have your…
Why Your Blood Pressure Matters
By Merle Myerson, MD, EdD, FACCDirector, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt HospitalsCardiovascular Disease Prevention ProgramPre-Exercise Heart Screening ProgramAssistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and EpidemiologyColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
How to get a good blood pressure reading at home
Some mistakes can throw your numbers off by up to 50 points.
How to Take Control of Your Blood Pressure for Good
February is American Heart Month and may be the right time for you to make big decisions that improve your health for years to come. If you have been diagnosed
What Is High Blood Pressure?
What is High Blood Pressure?
What is high blood pressure? What is hypertension? The American Heart Association explains that High blood pressure, also known as HBP, hypertension or the "silent killer" is a widely misunderstood medical condition.
Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH
Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH Get with the plan that is clinically proven to significantly reduce blood pressure! This updated booklet contains a week’s worth of sample menus and recipes recalculated using 2005 nutrient content data. The "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension" eating plan features plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other foods that are heart healthy and lower in salt/sodium…
What Your Blood Pressure Readings Really Mean
Understanding your blood pressure is important for keeping yourself healthy. Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood pumping through your blood vessels. The numbers of a blood pressure reading tell a doctor about the force and rate of your heartbeat. Here's how to better understand your numbers.
What Your Blood Pressure Says About You
From low blood pressure to blood pressure differences between arms, your readings can say a lot about your health, both today and in the future.
What Your Blood Pressure Reading Means
When a doctor or nurse takes your blood pressure, they rattle of the numbers of your blood pressure reading, but do you know what those numbers mean?
How To Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Meds
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Five ways to lower your blood pressure
Hypertension leads to greater risk of a number of serious health issues
Six ways to lower your blood pressure
From eating habits to exercise routines - there are several easy steps you can take to improve your heart health and lower your blood pressure.
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Meds
High blood pressure is surprisingly common, affecting 46% of American adults – that’s over 100 million people. And it’s a serious threat ...
10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure
What are the Symptoms of High Blood Pressure?
The American Heart Association explains the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, also called hypertension and the "silent killer" because it generally has no symptoms.
How high is too high for blood pressure?
New guidelines raising systolic blood pressure limit for people over 60 has caused disagreement in the medical community.
How Human Connection Can Help Lower Your Blood Pressure