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Heart Health

High Blood Pressure

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about high blood pressure, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Lifestyle

White Wine and Blood Pressure Risks

Is white wine safe for persons with high blood pressure?

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Treatment

9 Things to Do This Month to Lower Your Blood Pressure

More than 100 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure. If you’re one of them, these daily tweaks can go a long way towards building a healthier future.

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Nutrition

9 Superfoods for High Blood Pressure

Adding these heart-healthy bites to your diet could help you keep your BP in check.

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Surprise! These Foods Are Sneaky-High in Sodium

From breakfast to dessert, salt pops up in the strangest places. Here’s how to be smart about your intake, without sacrificing flavor.

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Nutrition

Foods to Avoid With High Blood Pressure

When you have high blood pressure, knowing what to eat is important but knowing what to skip is even more crucial. Check out these foods to avoid if you have high BP.

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Holiday Cooking & Recipes

9 Ways to Slash Salt From Your Holiday Meals

Whether you’re hosting or guesting, here’s how to be sodium-smart without missing out on the good stuff.

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Get Your Steps In—and Lower Your BP—While Social Distancing

Go ahead and lace up. Just because gyms, fitness studios, and some outdoor tracks are shut down because of COVID-19, doesn’t mean you can’t still get your steps in.

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Debunked! 9 Myths About High Blood Pressure

From salt shakers to glasses of wine, misconceptions about high blood pressure persist. Here’s what experts want you to know about keeping yours in check.

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Why Catching High Blood Pressure Early Matters

The earlier you address this important health issue, the better your chances of avoiding serious complications. Here’s how to make sure you keep your numbers in check.

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Making Sense of Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Understanding what’s normal and what’s in the danger zone is the first step to taking control of your health.

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Working Too Hard May Raise Your Blood Pressure

Not sure about taking that vacay? A new study—that confirms a link between high blood pressure and working too much—may help you decide.

Meet the Experts

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN
Health Professional

Lisa Nelson RD provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you live life and enjoy your family for years to come.

Stephanie Stephens
Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a digital journalist, audio/video producer and host, specializing in health and celebrities.

Amy Hendel, P.A.
Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.