High Blood Pressure: Salt Intake & Family History
Call for nominations: Million Hearts® blood pressure control champions!
High blood pressure is out of control for too many Americans. The latest data show that nearly 1 in 3 American adults has high blood pressure, and more than half don't have it under control
CDC information: Learn about high blood pressure and its risk factors including genetics
Family history of high blood pressure is a risk factor for high blood pressure- Collect your family history and act on it [PDF 94.84 KB]
CDC information: While you cannot control your family history of high blood pressure, you can decrease your risk by making healthy lifestyle choice including salt reduction
Did you know? 1558 genes have been reported with high blood pressure and outcomes, including 82 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE Navigator