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Educational Information

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) increases your chance of having a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, chronic kidney disease, and other life-threatening illnesses. Learn more about how to reduce your risks for acquiring hypertension and how to manage it if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure.

Richmond Resources

The Center for Healthy Hearts

Free clinic offering treatment, prescription drugs and educational opportunities for the uninsured of Greater Richmond.
For more information, visit http://www.centerforhealthyhearts.org/
Located on West Cary St.

American Heart Association – Greater Richmond Area

Provides educational opportunities to learn about managing blood pressure
Located in Glen Allen, VA

For More Information:

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center (online)

Public and patient education materials are available on many topics, including High Blood Pressure\

To receive regular updates on educational materials, useful articles, and links to tools and information, sign up for the NHLBI Health Information Network (HIN) eNewsletter at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/infoctr/index.htm

VCU Health Health and Wellness Library

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