Hypertension

How to manage your high blood pressure

What is hypertension?

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a common condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease

Why is hypertension a problem?

Hypertension can cause heart attack, stroke, aneurysm, heart failure, kidney problems, and/or vision problems.

What can you do to manage hypertension?

If you follow these instructions, you can control your blood pressure!

Resources

Here are some great resources to help manage your hypertension:

American Heart Association

Centers for Disease Control