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Resource Guide for Hypertension

RESOURCES

Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)

Internet Address: http://heart.org

Description of services provided: The American Heart Association provides educational materials about hypertension and other heart disease risk factors. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

RESOURCES

Address: 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 1-888-478-7653 (1-888-4-STROKE)

Internet Address: http://www.strokeassociation.org

Description of services provided: The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association. The website provides general information about stroke, including educational information, news, research, health programs, and dietary information.

RESOURCES

Address: Building 31, Room 5A52 31 Center Drive MSC 2486 Bethesda, MD 20892

Phone: 301-592-8573

Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided: The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.

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