High Blood Pressure Prevention

General Information



national heart lung and blood institute logo Read "Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure"

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.


Quick Tips to Reduce Sodium Intake

International Food and Information Council.


Review the High Blood Pressure Fact Sheet

CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Download the High Blood Pressure Fact Sheet as a PDF.


Learn About Lowering Blood Pressure with the DASH Eating Plan (PDF | 471 KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.


Learn About Better Heart Health for African Americans

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.


Look Up the Sodium Content (mg) of Selected Foods

USDA. Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.


Statistics


Logo for FastStats A-Z Get Hypertension Statistics

National Center for Health Statistics.


See Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics

American Heart Association; American Stroke Association.


Online Calculators, Games & Tutorials


Take the "Essential Hypertension" Health Tutorial

DHHS. National Institutes of Health; United States National Library of Medicine.

Also available in Spanish.


Use the High Blood Pressure Health Risk Calculator

American Heart Association.

Also links to other online tools, including high blood pressure tracker, illustrations and animations, quizzes, and more.