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Hypertension Self Management: Patient Self Management/ Monitoring

High Blood Pressure Lifestyle and Home Remedies (Mayo Clinic)

This web-based resource provides non-pharmacologic strategies to manage high blood pressure.

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Know the Facts about High Blood Pressure (CDC)

This patient education resource published by the CDC reviews the basics of high blood pressure in addition to a variety of available resources for patients to learn more about high blood pressure.

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Heart Disease in African Americans (CDC)

This patient-friendly handout is designed for African American patients to manage their heart health.  It provides education specific to African Americans and strategies for the self-management of high blood pressure. 

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High Blood Pressure Fact Sheet (CDC)

This link describes what blood pressure is, the epidemiology of hypertension in the United States, what blood pressure numbers mean, and provides resources for additional information on high blood pressure.  

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Measuring Blood Pressure (CDC)

This link describes how blood pressure is measured and what the numbers mean.

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Sodium: The Facts (CDC)

This patient-friendly document from the CDC explains how salt affects blood pressure and other facts about sodium intake including daily recommendation.

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My Blood Pressure Log (AHA)

This blood pressure log provides guidance on how to check your blood pressure, and the log holds more than a month’s worth of readings for the patient to share with his/her health care provider. 

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