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  1. Glossary of High Blood Pressure Terms

    Here are the definitions of words you'll most likely encounter when dealing with high blood pressure.

  2. Risk Factors for High Blood Pressure

    Find out the risk factors for high blood pressure from the experts at WebMD.

  3. High Blood Pressure Medication Guidelines

    Here are some guidelines to keep mind when taking prescription drugs to treat high blood pressure.

  4. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist - Step 2. Learn More About It

    Check the Healthwise Knowledgebase.What do other books or articles say about the problem?What advice or opinions have other people (lay or professional) offered? ...

  5. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist - Step 1. Observe the Problem

    When did it start? What are the symptoms?If you have pain, is it a dull ache or stabbing pain?Measure your vital signs: temperature, pulse, breaths (respiration rate), and blood pressure.Think back: Have you had this problem before?What did you do for it?Have there been any recent changes in your life (stress, medications, food, exercise, etc.)?Does anyone else at home or work have these symptoms?

  6. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist - Step 3. Make an Action Plan

    What do you think is wrong?What have you decided to do about it? ...

  7. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. High Blood Pressure: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home

  8. Healthwise Self-Care Checklist - Step 4. Evaluate Your Progress

    Are you getting better or worse? ...

  9. Heart and High Blood Pressure Resources

    Helpful resources about high blood pressure and the heart.

  10. Aldosterone in Urine

    An aldosterone test measures the level of aldosterone (a hormone made by the adrenal glands ),in the urine. Aldosterone helps regulate sodium and potassium levels in the body. This helps control blood pressure and the balance of fluids and electrolytes in the blood. The kidney hormone renin normally stimulates the adrenal glands to release aldosterone. High levels of both renin and ...

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