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.
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 Stroke
Learn more from WebMD about the connection between high blood pressure and stroke.
High Blood Pressure and Diuretics (Water Pills)
Diuretics are an important treatment for high blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about how "water pills" work and their side effects.
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.
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.
How Is Blood Pressure Measured?
WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.
Making the Most of Your Doctor's Appointment
WebMD provides suggestions for preparing for a doctor's appointment.
Follow-up Care for High Blood Pressure
The most important element in the management of high blood pressure is follow-up care. WebMD tells you more.
Heart Disease and Lowering Cholesterol
Learn more from WebMD about "good" and "bad" cholesterol, and how they affect your risk of developing heart disease.