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.
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.
Combination Treatment for Hypertension
WebMD explains combination treatment for hypertension, often used if high blood pressure is out of control.
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.
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.
Heart Disease and Nitrates
Learn more from WebMD about vasodilators, a type of medication used to treat angina and chest pain.
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 and other conditions. WebMD explains.
Heart Disease and Lowering Cholesterol
Learn more from WebMD about "good" and "bad" cholesterol, and how they affect your risk of developing heart disease.
High Blood Pressure Diet
WebMD explains the link between high blood pressure and diet, including ways to lower or prevent high blood pressure.
Making the Most of Your Doctor's Appointment
WebMD provides suggestions for preparing for a doctor's appointment.