High Blood Pressure for Dummies
Second edition updating information on topics such as new drugs introduced and research breakthroughs
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.