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Online learning resources for diabetes, asthma, hypertension, and nutrition.
Diabetes 101: Learn more about diabetes, managing your blood sugar levels, and your diet.
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Hypertension 101: Learn more about hypertension and managing your blood pressure.
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Hypertension Library

Care of Hypertension



Hypertension is a chronic illness, which means managing hypertension is a lifelong project. Perhaps the most important aspect of this management is monitoring blood pressure. If a person with hypertension does not check systolic and diastolic readings, s/he can’t know what type of treatment is necessary.

For some people, simple lifestyle changes can be all the treatment they need to keep their blood pressure under control. Exercise and diet can both make dramatic changes in hypertension.

Other people may need medications to treat hypertension. Diuretics, beta blockers and ACE inhibitors are just a few of the medications available that can reduce the risks of hypertension complications.

Links:

Exercise Guidelines

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

Medications

Potassium Rich Foods

Scouting for Sodium

Sodium Facts

Substituting Salt

Sample Walking Program

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