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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)

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 2014 by Michael J. Fucci, DO

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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