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Published by: American Heart Association
Product Code: 50-1733
Provide "blood pressure basics" with this concise, reader-friendly brochure that defines blood pressure and why it's important to keep it in a healthy range. Updated to reflect the new high blood pressure guidelines, this brochure explains how blood pressure is measured, including a chart of blood pressure categories. Stresses the importance of identifying the condition earlier to reduce the risk for heart disease and stroke. It also includes information on how 10-year risk will help determine the best treatment approach, including lifestyle changes and medication.