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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. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    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 Stroke

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

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    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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