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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 and Stroke

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

    3. 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.

    4. Medications That Cause High Blood Pressure

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

    5. 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.

    6. High Blood Pressure and Heart Failure

      Find out how high blood pressure is linked to heart failure.

    7. When to Call Your Doctor About High Blood Pressure

      When should you call your doctor if you have high blood pressure? Find out here from the experts at WebMD.

    8. 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.

    9. High Blood Pressure Prevention

      One in four American adults has high blood pressure. WebMD tells you how to prevent the condition.

    10. High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

      High blood pressure is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure. WebMD tells you more.

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