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About High Blood Pressure
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American Heart Association - A concise description of blood pressure with links to more information and an online tracking program. American Heart Association - A concise description of blood pressure with links to more information and an online tracking program. Show less
What is Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)?
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MedlinePlus and Merriam-Webster - This basic definition of hypertension has links for 11 specific types of hypertension such as essential, secondary, and white coat hypertension. MedlinePlus and Merriam-Webster - This basic definition of hypertension has links for 11 specific types of hypertension such as essential, secondary, and white coat hypertension. Show less
Glossary of Terms Related to Hypertension
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Cleveland Clinic - Definitions of medical terms used in the diagnosis, and treatment of high blood pressure. Cleveland Clinic - Definitions of medical terms used in the diagnosis, and treatment of high blood pressure. Show less
The Effects of High Blood Pressure on Your Body
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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - Part of Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure, this is an interactive look at what hypertension does to the brain, eyes, arteries, kidneys, and heart. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - Part of Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure, this is an interactive look at what hypertension does to the brain, eyes, arteries, kidneys, and heart. Show less
High Blood Pressure: Hypertension Unique to Older Adults
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Health In Aging AGS Foundation for Health in Aging - This section of the site covers the specific concerns of managing high blood pressure in older indivi...Show more Health In Aging AGS Foundation for Health in Aging - This section of the site covers the specific concerns of managing high blood pressure in older individuals. Other sections included causes, blood pressure measurements, assessment, and treatment options. Show less
Hypertension
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Cleveland Clinic - An overview of the condition with links to specific topics such as prevention, myths about hypertension, checking your blood pressure at home, and diet. Cleveland Clinic - An overview of the condition with links to specific topics such as prevention, myths about hypertension, checking your blood pressure at home, and diet. Show less
Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure
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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - The guide is based on National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute clinical guideli...Show more National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - The guide is based on National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute clinical guidelines and research studies, and it provides up-to-date practical information on high blood pressure. Including tips and quizzes, Information about medications and working with your doctor and real-life examples of people who have questions about high blood pressure, just like you. Show less
Finding Information about High Blood Pressure on MedlinePlus.gov [Screencast ]
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Get Healthy at the Library: Santa Clara County Library and PlaneTree Health Library - A brief tutorial showing how to search MedlinePlus for health topics, using High Blood Pressure as an example. Get Healthy at the Library: Santa Clara County Library and PlaneTree Health Library - A brief tutorial showing how to search MedlinePlus for health topics, using High Blood Pressure as an example. Show less
Encontrando Información sobre Alta Presión en MedlinePlus.gov [Screencast ]
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Get Healthy at the Library: Santa Clara County Library and PlaneTree Health Library - A brief tutorial showing how to search MedlinePlus for health topics, using High Blood Pressure as an example, in Spanish. Get Healthy at the Library: Santa Clara County Library and PlaneTree Health Library - A brief tutorial showing how to search MedlinePlus for health topics, using High Blood Pressure as an example, in Spanish. Show less
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