High Blood Pressure and Beta-Blockers
Beta-blockers are drugs used to treat hypertension. Learn more from WebMD about how they work and their side effects.
Heart Disease and Nitrates
Learn more from WebMD about vasodilators, a type of medication used to treat angina and chest pain.
High Blood Pressure in African-Americans
African-Americans are especially vulnerable to high blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about lowering your risk factors for this condition.
High Blood Pressure and Calcium Channel Blockers
Calcium channel blockers are drugs used to lower blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about how they work and their side effects.
How Is Blood Pressure Measured?
WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.
High Blood Pressure and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
Learn more from WebMD about angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), blood pressure medication that allows blood to flow more easily through your body.
High Blood Pressure and Stroke
Learn more from WebMD about the connection between high blood pressure and stroke.
Grapefruit Juice: Is It Affecting Your Medication?
Your morning grapefruit juice may not be a good idea if you're taking certain medications for your heart or other conditions.
Making the Most of Your Doctor's Appointment
WebMD provides suggestions for preparing for a doctor's appointment.
Could Impatience Be Raising Your Blood Pressure?
Impatience and hostility -- two hallmarks of 'type A' behavior -- increase young adults' long-term risk of developing high blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about the findings of an ongoing study of hypertension.