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  1. 4 Sneaky Ingredients in Your Food

    How to spot unhealthy ingredients on food labels.

  2. 6 Cooking Oils Explained: What to Use, What to Avoid

    When you have hypertension, which oils should you make part of your cooking routine?

  3. High Blood Pressure and Eye Disease

    WebMD experts explain how hypertension can lead to eye disease.

  4. Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

    Symptoms of hypertension (high blood pressure) are usually silent. WebMD tells you more.

  5. Tests for High Blood Pressure

    If you measure for high blood pressure, your health care provider may order other tests to check for organ damage.

  6. Understanding Preeclampsia and Eclampsia -- the Basics

    Learn about preeclampsia and eclampsia, potentially dangerous conditions during pregnancy, from the experts at WebMD.

  7. Exercise Tips for Those With High Blood Pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, read these tips to learn how to exercise safely.

  8. High Blood Pressure Diet

    Learn the link between high blood pressure and diet, including ways to lower or prevent high blood pressure.

  9. High Blood Pressure - Prevention

    A new study on the prevention of high blood pressure recommends six lifestyle changes. These strategies are especially important for people who have risk factors for high blood pressure that cannot be changed, including family history, race, and aging.Lifestyle changes include:13Maintaining a normal weight, with a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 to 24.9.Reducing sodium in your diet to about a day, .

  10. High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet

    The DASH diet is an eating plan that is low in fat but rich in low - fat dairy foods, fruits, and vegetables. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Hypertension is high blood pressure. Following the DASH diet may lower blood pressure. DASH also recommends eating whole grains, fish, poultry and nuts as part of a balanced diet. DASH is one of several lifestyle changes your doctor

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