High Blood Pressure

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  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)

    Make sure you know about each of the medicines you take. This includes why you take it, how to take it, what you can expect while you're taking it, and any warnings about the medicine. The information provided here is general. So be sure to read the information that came...

  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors

    What are the most important things you need to know about your medicines? Make sure you know about each of the medicines you take. This includes why you take it, how to take it, what you can expect while you're taking it, and any warnings about the medicine. The information...

  • Arturo's Story: Getting Support for Making a Change

  • Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

  • Beta-blockers

    What are the most important things you need to know about your medicines? Make sure you know about each of the medicines you take. This includes why you take it, how to take it, what you can expect while you're taking it, and any warnings about the medicine. The information...

  • Blood Pressure Numbers: When to Get Help

    If you check your blood pressure, you may wonder when an abnormal reading means you should call your doctor. This information can help you understand what your blood pressure numbers mean and when you need to call for help. What do blood pressure numbers mean? Your blood pressure consists of...

  • Blood Pressure Screening

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for adults 18 and older for high blood pressure. Tests and programs for high blood pressure vary widely in reliability. Results from automated blood pressure testing, such as you might do at a grocery store or pharmacy, may not be accurate.

  • Cirrhosis: Beta-Blockers for Portal Hypertension and Varices

  • Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol

    Low to moderate alcohol use (no more than 2 drinks a day for men, 1 drink a day for women) might lower the risk of coronary artery disease. If you drink alcohol, drink in moderation. But if you do not drink alcohol, do not start drinking to try to lower...

  • DASH Diet Sample Menu


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