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    1. High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Crisis

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

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    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. 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.

    8. Grapefruit Juice: Is It Affecting Your Medication?

      Your morning grapefruit juice may not be a good idea if you're taking certain medications for your heart or other conditions.

    9. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

    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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