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  1. 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.

  2. High Blood Pressure Prevention

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

  3. Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home

    Checking your own blood pressure at home can be a way to monitor any hypertension and potential for heart disease. WebMD tells you how to do it.

  4. High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Heart Disease

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

  5. 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.

  6. High Blood Pressure and Smoking

    Smokers are more likely to develop high blood pressure and heart disease. Here are some tips from WebMD to help you quit smoking.

  7. Frequently Asked Questions About High Blood Pressure

    WebMD answers common questions about high blood pressure, including causes and treatments.

  8. Stress and High Blood Pressure

    Stress can lead to emotional, psychological, and physical problems, like high blood pressure and heart disease. Here are some tips from WebMD for coping with stress.

  9. 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.

  10. High Blood Pressure and Atherosclerosis

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

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