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    Find support from others coping with hypertension and its complications. Ask the experts your questions, and get more information from other web sites that can help.

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    Struggling with high blood pressure? Get hyper focused with our hypertension members who know.

    Here are a dozen hypertension-related associations with more of the high blood pressure information you need.

    This American Heart Association site wants to show you why you should care about high blood pressure, what you can do about it, and how you can decide on treatment. This link will take you to the web site.

    This directory quickly helps you locate physicians near you.

    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has put together a comprehensive guide to help you get your blood pressure under control.

    Useful handouts on high blood pressure and other hypertension information can be found at this web site. This link will take you there.

    Because even kids can have high blood pressure, Teens Health aims to teach kids what hypertension is, its causes, and how they can prevent it. This link will take you to the group's web site.

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    High blood pressure affects about 1 in 3 American adults and increases your risk of heart disease and stroke.

    We may malign the salt shaker, but sodium plays an important role in the body. It's essential for fluid balance, muscle strength, and nerve function. But most of us get too much.

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