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Taking Your Blood Pressure

You can take your own blood pressure reading using a digital monitor.

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Take the Blood Pressure Quiz

Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.

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Checking Your Blood Pressure

See the 8 steps to measuring your blood pressure at home.

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What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is known as the "silent killer" because it often has no symptoms. Left uncontrolled, high blood pressure can lead to heart disease, heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, or blindness. Making some lifestyle changes and taking any prescribed medication should keep your blood pressure under control.

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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Even though most women with hypertension have healthy babies, they do have a higher risk of developing certain problems during pregnancy. Hypertension can damage the mother’s heart, kidneys and other organs. It can cause low-birth weight and early delivery of the baby. Early diagnosis and special monitoring of you and your baby by your healthcare provider are important.

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Magnesium May Help Control Blood Pressure

A healthy diet is a cornerstone of good health. And research has found another reason why: An important mineral may help keep blood pressure at normal levels.

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How to Take Your Blood Pressure

To take your blood pressure at home you ll need a blood pressure cuff, monitor, and log book. This video will walk you through the steps.

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High Blood Pressure Still a Major Killer

In a recent study, researchers found that death rates from high blood pressure rose by 23%. But those from all other causes dropped by 21%.