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Hypertension/High Blood Pressure Health Center

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  1. High Blood Pressure and Atherosclerosis

    WebMD experts explain the link between high blood pressure and atherosclerosis, also called hardening of the arteries.

  2. How High Blood Pressure Leads to Erectile Dysfunction

    WebMD explains the connection between high blood pressure and erectile dysfunction.

  3. Malignant Hypertension

    Malignant hypertension, or dangerously high blood pressure, is a medical emergency. Learn more from WebMD about the signs, risk factors, and treatments for malignant hypertension.

  4. Heart-Healthy Diet and Exercise

    These lifestyle tips from WebMD can help keep your heart healthy.

  5. High Blood Pressure and the Heart

    The human heart is an amazing machine. WebMD explains how it works.

  6. Complementary and Alternative Treatments for High Blood Pressure

    WebMD's guide to complementary and alternative therapies for high blood pressure, such as supplements, stress reduction, and acupuncture.

  7. How Is Blood Pressure Measured?

    WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.

  8. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

    Learn more from WebMD about the use of ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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