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Essentials on Hypertension

World Hypertension Day

The 17th May is World Hypertension day and this year's theme is

Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer. 

The ESC Council on Hypertension supports the World Hypertension Day and is pleased to recommend a selection of resources on hypertension management.

Scientific Publications

A study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, shows that women with mildly elevated blood pressure in their early 40s have a two-fold risk of acute coronary syndromes in their 50s compared to their counterparts with normal blood pressure.

Read the article

Read more in the ESC Press Release

Congress resources

Access these congress presentations for free this month on ESC 365.


Other resources


webinar.jpg On-demand webinars on hypertension management:

  • Hypertension management in the elderly and frail patient
  • Sex differences in hypertension
  • Blood pressure measurement at the time of COVID-19. The role of home blood pressure monitoring
  • Diagnosis and management of hypertensive emergencies

Access for free

The ESC Council on Hypertension

The Council on Hypertension informs the cardiology community on the various cardiovascular aspects of hypertension. It brings together all healthcare professionals actively involved or interested in the field of Hypertension and establishes relationships with other hypertension societies to develop valuable joint initiatives.

Membership is free. Join now