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About This Site

"Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure" is intended for people who are interested in learning more about preventing and controlling high blood pressure. Based on National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute clinical guidelines and research studies, it provides up-to-date practical information on high blood pressure. Special features of this site include:

 Basic information to answer your questions about high blood pressure and prehypertension
 A guide for preventing high blood pressure
 Tips and quizzes about high blood pressure and heart health
 Information about medications and working with your doctor
 Real-life examples of people who have questions about high blood pressure, just like you
 High Blood Pressure Keyword Topics — Presents information in a hierarchy of broad groups of keywords arranged alphabetically (A-Z)
 Information about National High Blood Pressure Education Month

The information contained on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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