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Resource Guide for Hypertension

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.