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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. High Blood Pressure and ACE Inhibitors

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

  3. High Blood Pressure and Hypertensive Crisis

    A spike in blood pressure could leave to hypertensive urgency or a hypertensive emergency - and organ damage. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms and treatment.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. High Blood Pressure and Stroke

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. How Is Blood Pressure Measured?

    WebMD explains blood pressure measurement tools and techniques.

  10. 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.

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