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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. Which Type of Blood Pressure Do You Have?

    Do you have essential or secondary high blood pressure? WebMD explains the difference, including underlying causes and treatment.

  3. High Blood Pressure and Heart Failure

    Find out how high blood pressure is linked to heart failure.

  4. Diagnosing High Blood Pressure

    WebMD tells you how hypertension is diagnosed.

  5. When to Call Your Doctor About High Blood Pressure

    When should you call your doctor if you have high blood pressure? Find out here from the experts at WebMD.

  6. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About High Blood Pressure

    Good communication between you and your doctor is important if you have high blood pressure. Here are a few questions you may want to ask.

  7. High Blood Pressure Prevention

    One in four American adults has high blood pressure. WebMD tells you how to prevent the condition.

  8. High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Heart Disease

    WebMD explains hypertensive heart disease -- the number one cause of death associated with hypertension.

  9. High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

    High blood pressure is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure. WebMD tells you more.

  10. Heart and High Blood Pressure Resources

    Helpful resources about high blood pressure and the heart.

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