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    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    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. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

    6. 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.

    7. High Blood Pressure and Stroke

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

    8. Medications That Cause High Blood Pressure

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

    9. 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.

    10. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About High Blood Pressure

      Good communication between you and your doctor is important if you have high blood pressure. Here are a few questions you may want to ask.

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