High blood pressure raises your risk for serious health problems — but many people don’t know they have it. Check your blood pressure regularly to find problems early and protect your health. Learn about checking your blood pressure.

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2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Writing a story on health and physical activity? The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines is objective, evidence-based guidance you can trust.

Based on the latest research on how physical activity affects health, the Guidelines shows how getting active can help Americans improve their health, feel better, and lower their risk of chronic disease. Use our resources to support your work: