Asthma Awareness Month Spotlight: Children
Asthma affects more than 25 million people in the United States. About 7 million of those people are children. NHLBI is committed to supporting research that seeks to find better community-based prevention and treatment techniques for children who are at high risk for low asthma outcomes. Learn more about asthma treatment and management.
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month
Learn More About Sleep Disorders and Insufficient Sleep
An estimated 70 million U.S. adults have chronic sleep or wakefulness disorders. Sleep deficiency can increase the risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health conditions. For more information, read our sleep deprivation and deficiency Health Topic.
Explore the DASH Eating Plan
Did you know that what you eat can prevent and lower high blood pressure? The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is a balanced eating plan that provides recommended daily and weekly nutritional goals without the need to buy special foods. Read more about the DASH eating plan.