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Resource Guide for Hypertension

American Heart Association

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.

American Stroke Association

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.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

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.

Last reviewed September 2016 by Michael J. Fucci, DO, FACC  Last Updated: 9/17/2014