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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

  5. High Blood Pressure and Stroke

    Learn more from WebMD about the connection between high blood pressure and stroke.

  6. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

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

  7. Medications That Cause High Blood Pressure

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

  8. High Blood Pressure and Calcium Channel Blockers

    Calcium channel blockers are drugs used to lower blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about how they work and their side effects.

  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. High Blood Pressure and Diuretics (Water Pills)

    Diuretics are an important treatment for high blood pressure. Learn more from WebMD about how "water pills" work and their side effects.

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