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  1. High Blood Pressure - Living With High Blood Pressure

    Home treatment is important to help control high blood pressure, especially if you have other risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Even if your doctor has prescribed medication for you, there are still many steps you can take to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Changes in lifestyle or behavior can help control high blood pressure and in some cases ..

  2. High Blood Pressure - When to Call a Doctor

    Call or other emergency services immediately if you have any of the following symptoms: A sudden, severe headacheChest pain (angina)Other symptoms of a heart attackSymptoms of a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)Call a doctor immediately if you have high blood pressure and:Your blood pressure is usually normal or well controlled, but it suddenly goes well above the normal range on more ...

  3. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for High Blood Pressure

    Drug details for ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure.

  4. DASH Diet and High Blood Pressure

    What is the DASH diet and how can it help people with high blood pressure? Find out more.

  5. Prehypertension: Are You at Risk?

    WebMD explains the latest blood pressure guidelines, including information on prehypertension, an increasingly common condition that increases the chance of high blood pressure.

  6. An Overview of High Blood Pressure Treatment

    Treatment overview for high blood pressure, including lifestyle changes, drugs, and follow-ups with your doctor.

  7. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

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

  8. High Blood Pressure and Stroke

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

  9. Combination Treatment for Hypertension

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

  10. 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.

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