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  1. DASH Diet Sample Menu - 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: Using the DASH Diet

  2. DASH Diet Sample Menu - Topic Overview

    DASH is an eating plan that can help lower your blood pressure. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Hypertension is high blood pressure. For more information on the DASH diet,see High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet. Here is a sample menu for the DASH diet. It is based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Breakfast 1 cup corn flakes with 1 teaspoon of sugar 8 ounces low-fat ...

  3. Physical Exam for High Blood Pressure

    The extent of the physical exam and the level of detail in your doctor's questions depend on how high your blood pressure is and whether you have other risk factors for heart disease. People who have many risk factors may have a more detailed evaluation.The exam includes:Your medical history to evaluate risk factors.Two or more blood pressure measurements. Measurements may be taken from both the .

  4. Prehypertension: Are You at Risk?

    WebMD explains the latest blood pressure guidelines, including information on prehypertension, an increasingly common condition that increases the chance of high blood pressure.

  5. An Overview of High Blood Pressure Treatment

    Treatment overview for high blood pressure, including lifestyle changes, drugs, and follow-ups with your doctor.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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 in African-Americans

    African-Americans are especially vulnerable to high blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about lowering your risk factors for this condition.

  10. Medications That Cause High Blood Pressure

    Learn more from WebMD about which medications might cause high blood pressure or interfere with your hypertension drugs.

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