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What is combination treatment for high blood pressure?

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Combination treatment means you take more than one type of medicine to lower your blood pressure -- along with lifestyle steps such as following a diet that helps get your blood pressure down and making it a habit to be physically active.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Blood Pressure Lowering Drugs."

American Heart Association Scientific Statement: "Resistant Hypertension: Diagnosis , Evaluation, and Treatment."

Hypertension : "Resistant Hypertension: "Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment."

American Heart Association: "Top 10 Things to Know: Resistant Hypertension."

Medscape: "ARBS in Combination Therapy."

Journal of Hypertension : "Fixed Dose Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Hypertension."

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Blood Pressure Lowering Drugs."

American Heart Association Scientific Statement: "Resistant Hypertension: Diagnosis , Evaluation, and Treatment."

Hypertension : "Resistant Hypertension: "Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment."

American Heart Association: "Top 10 Things to Know: Resistant Hypertension."

Medscape: "ARBS in Combination Therapy."

Journal of Hypertension : "Fixed Dose Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Hypertension."

The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

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