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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

  4. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

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

  5. High Blood Pressure and Stroke

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

  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 Beta-Blockers

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

  8. 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.

  9. How Is Blood Pressure Measured?

    WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.

  10. Making the Most of Your Doctor's Appointment

    WebMD provides suggestions for preparing for a doctor's appointment.

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