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  1. Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

    WebMD explains what diastolic and systolic blood pressure numbers mean and why it’s important to keep track of them.

  2. Atherosclerosis and High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure is a major cause of atherosclerosis, the artery-clogging process that leads to heart attacks and strokes. Find out more.

  3. High Blood Pressure and Drug Safety

    Some common medicines can raise blood pressure. Which should you avoid when you have high blood pressure?

  4. 4 Sneaky Ingredients in Your Food

    How to spot unhealthy ingredients on food labels.

  5. 6 Cooking Oils Explained: What to Use, What to Avoid

    When you have hypertension, which oils should you make part of your cooking routine?

  6. High Blood Pressure and Eye Disease

    WebMD experts explain how hypertension can lead to eye disease.

  7. Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

    Symptoms of hypertension (high blood pressure) are usually silent. WebMD tells you more.

  8. Tests for High Blood Pressure

    If you measure for high blood pressure, your health care provider may order other tests to check for organ damage.

  9. Understanding Preeclampsia and Eclampsia -- the Basics

    Learn about preeclampsia and eclampsia, potentially dangerous conditions during pregnancy, from the experts at WebMD.

  10. Exercise Tips for Those With High Blood Pressure

    If you have high blood pressure, read these tips to learn how to exercise safely.

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