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  1. High Blood Pressure and Erectile Dysfunction: Working With Your Doctor

    High blood pressure can cause erection problems. This article discusses how to work together with your doctor for the best treatment.

  2. Taking High Blood Pressure Drugs Properly

    If you have high blood pressure, taking your medication the right way is key to your success. Find out how to properly take your hypertension drugs.

  3. High Blood Pressure and Erectile Dysfunction Treatments

    High blood pressure can cause erection problems. This article talks about the standard and alternative treatment options doctors recommend.

  4. Heart-Healthy Diet and Exercise

    These lifestyle tips -- including advice about diet, exercise, stress, and smoking -- can help you gain a healthy heart.

  5. Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements for High Blood Pressure

    WebMD explains how omega-3 fish oil is used, as well as benefits and side effects of taking fish oil supplements.

  6. Spinal Cord Injury: Autonomic Dysreflexia - Topic Overview

    Autonomic dysreflexia is a syndrome in which there is a sudden onset of excessively high blood pressure. It is more common in people with spinal cord injuries that involve the thoracic nerves of the spine or above (T6 or above).Be prepared to call your spinal cord injury therapist, , or other emergency services if you or the person with the spinal cord injury (SCI) has the symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia. If you or a caregiver cannot treat it promptly and correctly, it may lead to seizures, stroke, and even death. Symptoms include:A pounding headache.A flushed face and/or red blotches on the skin above the level of spinal injury.Sweating above the level of spinal injury.Nasal stuffiness.Nausea.A slow heart rate (bradycardia).Goose bumps below the level of spinal injury.Cold, clammy skin below the level of spinal injury. If you feel you have autonomic dysreflexia:Sit up straight, or raise your head so you are looking straight ahead. If you can lower your legs, do so. You need to be

  7. Renal Artery Stenosis

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments of renal artery stenosis.

  8. Methyldopa for Chronic Hypertension During Pregnancy

    Drug details for Methyldopa for chronic hypertension during pregnancy.

  9. High Blood Pressure and Heart Failure

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

  10. High Blood Pressure in Children

    High blood pressure can occur in children too. Find out how to help your child if he has hypertension.

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