High Blood Pressure


The Facts About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (also referred to as HBP, or hypertension) is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high.

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I'm working to manage high blood pressure

Prioritizing your health is worth it! If you were diagnosed a while ago and haven't quite reached your blood pressure goals, we can help you try again.

I'm new to high blood pressure

It's natural to feel a bit overwhelmed by your diagnosis. But hats off to you for taking charge! We can help you get started. You and your doctor can chart a path for your success.

I'm not sure if I have high blood pressure

Being here is a big step, good for you! Lots of people are unsure about their blood pressure. We'll help you figure out the basics.

I'm helping someone else with high blood pressure

High five for teaming up with someone to help them with their high blood pressure. Bonus: these tips can help you be healthier too!
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Learn How to Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home

If you're monitoring your own blood pressure at home it's important to know the correct process. This is especially important when your doctor has recommended that you regularly monitor your blood pressure.

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