High Blood Pressure

DASH Recipes

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Recipes from the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan, a plan which can lead to better control of high blood pressure.


National Heart Lung and Blood Institute logo National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood, including conducting educational activities with an emphasis on prevention.


High Blood Pressure

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Find information on a variety of high blood pressure topics, including facts and statistics, prevention, and more.


Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Discusses the meaning, detection, prevention and treatment of high blood pressure. Includes real life examples of people with hypertension who are making lifestyle choices to lower their blood pressure. Other topics include African Americans, the DASH diet, healthy eating, physical activity, and preeclampsia.


Older adults biking NIH Senior Health - High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

On-line interactive inforamtion on high blood pressure for seniors.


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

DHHS. FDA. Office of Women’s Health.

Get the facts on high blood pressure. Also in PDF|111 KB.


High Blood Pressure, Medications to Help you

DHHS. FDA. Office of Women's Health.

Get the facts on high blood pressure medicines. The guide lists all of the FDA-approved products now available to treat this condition. You will also find some general information to help you use your medicines wisely. Also in PDF|533 KB.


Heart and Vascular Diseases - Information for Patients and the General Public

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Gateway to information for consumers. Includes web sites, interactive web applications, and fact sheets for various heart disease topics.


MedlinePlus: High Blood Pressure

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find basic information and resources on high blood pressure. Also in Spanish.


MedlinePlus: Hypertension

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find information about hypertension (high blood pressure), including causes, symptoms, treatments, support groups, complications, and more. Also in Spanish.


DASH diet The DASH Eating Plan

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Links to a brochure that discusses the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan which can lead to better control of high blood pressure.


Reduce Salt and Sodium in Your Diet

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Links to pages within the NHLBI guide to lowering high blood pressure that deal with reducing dietary sodium and reading food labels to make lower sodium choices.


High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Learn about the relationship between high blood pressure and kidney disease. Also in PDF|110 KB or in Spanish.


Family walking Sample Walking Program

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Learn to incorporate walking into your daily routine through this 12 week exercise program.


Family Reunion Health Guide - Make the Kidney Connection

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. National Kidney Disease and Education Program.

A guide for African American families to talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease.


On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Provides ordering information for booklet that covers control of high blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, as well as physical activity and smoking cessation. Also in PDF|3.77 MB.