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Blood Pressure

Basic Anatomy of the Heart

Located almost in the center of the chest, the adult human heart is about the size of two fists held side-by-side.

Understanding Prehypertension

Prehypertension is a term that alerts people to the risk of developing chronic high blood pressure if they don’t take timely steps to improve their lifestyle habits.

High Blood Pressure: Kids Can Have It, Too

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, isn't limited to those 18 and older.

The Lowdown on Low Blood Pressure

Doctors often consider chronically low blood pressure too low only if it drops suddenly or causes noticeable symptoms.