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High Blood Pressure - What Increases Your Risk

Things that increase your risk (risk factors) for high blood pressure include:

Other possible risk factors include:

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Combination Treatment for Hypertension

Having blood pressure problems? If one medicine can't lower your blood pressure, your doctor may try combination treatment for hypertension. Studies show that many people get better control of blood pressure with combination treatment than with one drug. There are many medications that are used in combination to help control high blood pressure. The goal is clear: control hypertension and you can lower your risk of heart disease.

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    Last Updated: September 30, 2014
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