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  1. How Is Blood Pressure Measured?

    WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.

  2. What Is Renal Hypertension?

    WebMD provides information on renal hypertension including symptoms, causes, and treatments.

  3. Malignant Hypertension

    Malignant hypertension, or dangerously high blood pressure, is a medical emergency. Learn more from WebMD about the signs, risk factors, and treatments for malignant hypertension.

  4. Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

    WebMD discusses the link between diabetes and high blood pressure.

  5. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Diagnosis & Treatment

    WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure.

  6. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Symptoms

    WebMD's guide to the symptoms of high blood pressure.

  7. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- the Basics

    From symptoms to treatment to prevention, get the basics on high blood pressure from the experts at WebMD.

  8. Understanding High Blood Pressure -- Prevention

    WebMD offers tips on preventing high blood pressure.

  9. Understanding Preeclampsia and Eclampsia -- the Basics

    Learn about preeclampsia and eclampsia, potentially dangerous conditions during pregnancy, from the experts at WebMD.

  10. High Blood Pressure - Exams and Tests

    In most cases, extensive tests are not needed to diagnose high blood pressure. If a blood pressure measurement shows your systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure is high, usually two more measurements at separate times will be done to confirm that you have high blood pressure. Routine testsA physical exam and a medical history are routinely used to evaluate high blood pressure. Additional blood .

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