Prevent and Manage High Blood Pressure
Whatever your age, you can take steps each day to keep your blood pressure in a healthy range.
You can help prevent high blood pressure—also called hypertension—by making healthy choices and managing other health conditions you may have.
Health care professionals and other partners can help by visiting The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension. Learn about specific steps that key sectors can take to make a substantial, positive impact on the health of Americans.
Read The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension and share it with your colleagues, peers, and loved ones. Incorporate actionable steps into your work, community, or personal life to help reduce high blood pressure.
Practice healthy living habits to help keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. Prevent high blood pressure to help lower your risk for heart disease and stroke.
Lower your risk for problems from high blood pressure, such as heart disease and stroke, by taking steps such as preventing and treating other medical conditions.