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Blood pressure conditions can affect other bodily systems and functions, and in some cases can lead to an enlarged heart, a leading cause of heart disease. Learn about preventing, diagnosing and treating blood pressure conditions.

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Do I need to cut back on salt?

If you are suffering from high blood pressure chances are your physician has expressed that salt plays a key role in this illness. Learn what you can do to decrease your salt intake to relieve some of the symptoms of high blood pressure.


What is hypertension?

What is hypertension?

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Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home

Monitoring your blood pressure at home is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about monitoring your blood pressure at home from Discovery Health. See more »

High Blood Pressure Numbers

High Blood Pressure Numbers

What are high blood pressure numbers? Learn more about high blood pressure numbers from Discovery Health. See more »

Am I doing all I can do to lower my blood pressure?

Am I doing all I can do to lower my blood pressure?

Am I doing all that I can do to maintain a healthy lifestyle? Learn more at Discovery Health. See more »

Are high blood pressure medicines for me?

Are high blood pressure medicines for me?

Are high blood pressure medicines for me? Learn more about high blood pressure medicines at Discovery Health. See more »

Blood Pressure Tests: Complete Blood Count

Blood Pressure Tests: Complete Blood Count

Blood pressure and blood count tests obtain information from blood. Learn more about blood pressure and blood count tests at Discovery Health. See more »

How can blood pressure monitoring help?

How can blood pressure monitoring help?

Blood pressure monitoring keeps track of a body's blood pressure. Learn more about blood pressure monitoring at Discovery Health. See more »

High Blood Pressure: A Quick Overview

High Blood Pressure: A Quick Overview

This blood pressure quick overview is loaded with information. Learn more with the blood pressure quick overview at Discovery Health. See more »

Blood Pressure Tests: Urinalysis

Blood Pressure Tests: Urinalysis

Blood pressure test urinalysis tests for blood related diseases. Learn more about blood pressure test urinalysis at Discovery Health. See more »

How can I check my blood pressure at home?

How can I check my blood pressure at home?

Checking my blood pressure at home can be safe and easy. Learn more about checking your blood pressure at home at Discovery Health. See more »