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High Blood Pressure for Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-05166-5
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360 pages
February 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Understanding High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 1: Introducing High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 2: Detecting High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 3: Determining Whether You’re at Risk.

Chapter 4: Dealing with Secondary High Blood Pressure.

Part II: Considering the Medical Consequences.

Chapter 5: Defending Your Heart.

Chapter 6: Shielding Your Kidneys.

Chapter 7: Protecting Your Brain.

Part III: Treating (Or Preventing) High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 8: Developing a Successful Treatment Plan.

Chapter 9: Choosing Foods that Lower High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 10: Keeping Salt Out of Your Diet.

Chapter 11: Avoiding Tobacco, Alcohol, and Caffeine.

Chapter 12: Lowering Blood Pressure with Exercise.

Chapter 13: Adding Drug Therapy.

Part IV: Taking Care of Special Populations.

Chapter 14: Helping the Elderly.

Chapter 15: Handling High Blood Pressure in Children.

Chapter 16: Treating High Blood Pressure in Women.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Simple Ways to Prevent or Reduce High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 18: Ten (Or So) Myths about High Blood Pressure.

Chapter 19: Ten New Discoveries about High Blood Pressure.

Appendix: Resources for the Latest Information.

Index.

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