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  1. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

    WebMD explains combination treatment for hypertension, often used if high blood pressure is out of control.

  2. Medications That Cause High Blood Pressure

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

  3. High Blood Pressure and Beta-Blockers

    Beta-blockers are drugs used to treat hypertension. Learn more from WebMD about how they work and their side effects.

  4. 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.

  5. Causes of Secondary Hypertension

    High blood pressure might be the result of a secondary condition, such as sleep apnea, kidney problems, or even pregnancy. Learn more from WebMD about the causes and treatment of secondary hypertension.

  6. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

    Learn more from WebMD about the use of ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Crisis

    A spike in blood pressure could leave to hypertensive urgency or a hypertensive emergency - and organ damage. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms and treatment.

  10. Follow-up Care for High Blood Pressure

    The most important element in the management of high blood pressure is follow-up care. WebMD tells you more.

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