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  1. High Blood Pressure Provides links to information about highbloodpressure. Describes what bloodpressure is, highbloodpressure's effect on health, and how highbloodpressure is treated. Has links to lifestyle changes and medications used to treat highbloodpressure.
  2. High Blood Pressure Covers causes and symptoms of highbloodpressure. Explains systolic and diastolic pressure numbers. Looks at treatment and prevention steps. Includes risks of untreated highbloodpressure such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  3. Pregnancy and Chronic HighBloodPressure
  4. Secondary HighBloodPressure
  5. Diuretics for HighBloodPressure
  6. Physical Exam for HighBloodPressure Lists what exam may include, such as questions about your past health, bloodpressure measurements, and checking your heart, eyes, torso, arms, and legs. Includes why it is done and possible results.
  7. Beta-Blockers for HighBloodPressure Looks at beta-blockers to lower bloodpressure. Includes info on their use in people who have angina, aortic aneurysms, migraine headaches, or anxiety disorders. Covers side effects.
  8. Other Medicines for HighBloodPressure
  9. Sodium and HighBloodPressure
  10. The Effects of HighBloodPressure Learn how highbloodpressure that isn't treated can cause serious health problems.
  11. High Blood Pressure in Children
  12. High Blood Pressure: The DASH Diet Learn how the DASH eating plan can help lower your bloodpressure.
  13. Medicine for HighBloodPressure Learn how medicine can help lower your bloodpressure.
  14. High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
  15. High Blood Pressure: Nutrition Tips
  16. Isolated Systolic HighBloodPressure
  17. Malignant HighBloodPressure
  18. High Blood Pressure in African Americans
  19. High Blood Pressure Treatment Guidelines
  20. High Blood Pressure: Checking Your BloodPressure at Home Explains why you should monitor your bloodpressure at home and how it helps you be more in control of your own health care. Includes steps on how to take your bloodpressure at home. Covers systolic and diastolic pressure measurements.
  21. Pregnancy and HighBloodPressure: Questions for Your Doctor
  22. High Blood Pressure, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Stroke
  23. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for HighBloodPressure
  24. Calcium Channel Blockers for HighBloodPressure Looks at calcium channel blockers to lower bloodpressure. Lists generic and brand names like amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem), nifedipine (Procardia), and verapamil (Calan). Covers how they work and side effects.
  25. High Blood Pressure: Make the Most of Home Monitoring Learn how using a home bloodpressure monitor can give you better control of your health.
  26. High Blood Pressure: Over-the-Counter Medicines to Avoid
  27. High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine? Guides you through the decision to take or not take medicine to treat highbloodpressure. Explains what highbloodpressure is and risks of not lowering it. Covers treatment choices and lifestyle changes.
  28. Tyrell's Story: Taking Pills for HighBloodPressure
  29. Direct Renin Inhibitors for HighBloodPressure Looks at direct renin inhibitors to help control highbloodpressure. Lists generic name (aliskiren) and brand name (Tekturna). Covers how direct renin inhibitors work. Includes how well they work and side effects.
  30. High Blood Pressure: Taking Medicines Properly Covers importance of taking the right dose of the right highbloodpressure medicines at the right time. Explains how medicines control highbloodpressure. Includes working with your doctor to make a plan for taking your medicines.
  31. High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet Provides tips on adding DASH diet to stop highbloodpressure. Includes sample DASH menu. Explains why adding more fruits and vegetables and low-fat dairy products helps lower highbloodpressure. Includes working with experts to help plan menus.
  32. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) for HighBloodPressure Looks at ARB medicines used to treat highbloodpressure. Lists generic and brand names such as candesartan (Atacand) and irbesartan (Avapro). Covers how well they work and possible side effects. Warns against pregnant women taking ARBs.
  33. Deciding About Taking BloodPressure Medicine Compare the pros and cons of taking medicine for your highbloodpressure.
  34. Prehypertension Covers bloodpressure that is higher than normal, which could lead to highbloodpressure. Looks at lowering bloodpressure with diet, exercise, and quitting smoking. Includes following the DASH diet to lower bloodpressure.
  35. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, highbloodpressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  36. Blood Pressure Screening
  37. Taking BloodPressure at Home Learn how to use a home bloodpressure monitor.
  38. Automated Ambulatory BloodPressure Monitoring
  39. Metabolic Syndrome Discusses metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that increase risk for diabetes and heart disease (coronary artery disease). Covers risk factors like obesity, highbloodpressure, and high cholesterol. Covers diet and exercise to improve health.
  40. Obesity: Should I Have Weight-Loss Surgery? Guides you through decision about weight-loss surgery. Covers health problems like highbloodpressure and type 2 diabetes that can be caused by obesity. Lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  41. Interactive Tool: Do Your BMI and Waist Size Increase Your Health Risks? Helps you check your risk of weight-related diseases such as diabetes, CAD, and highbloodpressure. Tool calculates risk using body mass index (BMI) along with your waist size and other factors. Discusses what scores mean.
  42. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for sleep apnea. Discusses problems like depression and highbloodpressure associated with lack of treatment. Covers alternatives to surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  43. Lifestyle Changes to Lower BloodPressure Learn how healthy lifestyle changes can help lower your bloodpressure.
  44. Home BloodPressure Test
  45. Blood Pressure Numbers: When to Get Help
  46. Atrial Fibrillation Discusses atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Covers causes, including highbloodpressure and CAD. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers treatment with medicines, cardioversion, and catheter ablation.
  47. Taking BloodPressure Medicine: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to take bloodpressure pills.
  48. Preeclampsia Covers causes and symptoms of preeclampsia. Includes regular checkups with your doctor. Looks at prevention and treatment with close monitoring and possibly bloodpressure medicine.
  49. Eclampsia (Seizures) and Preeclampsia
  50. Chronic Kidney Disease Discusses chronic kidney disease (also called chronic renal failure), which means your kidneys don't work the way they should. Discusses dialysis. Covers treating diabetes and highbloodpressure, which cause most cases of chronic kidney disease.
  51. Pulmonary Hypertension
  52. Why Are Blood Tests Needed With Some Medicines? Find out which types of medicines require a regular blood test and why.
  53. Blood Tests for Preeclampsia
  54. Izzy's Story: Living With the DASH Diet
  55. Arturo's Story: Getting Support for Making a Change
  56. DASH Diet Sample Menu
  57. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  58. Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
  59. Beta-blockers
  60. Sickle Cell Test
  61. Heart Health: Where Will You Be in 5 Years? Hear what motivated other people to make changes to keep their heart healthy.
  62. Heart Health: Finding Support for Healthy Changes Hear how one woman found the support she needed to make heart-healthy choices.
  63. Heart-Healthy Eating
  64. Preeclampsia: Checkups and Monitoring
  65. Exercising to Prevent a Stroke
  66. Pregnancy-Related Problems Discusses symptoms that may show a serious problem during pregnancy. Covers vaginal bleeding, fever, or swelling. Describes emergency symptoms like shock, seizures, or leaks from your vagina. Offers tool to check symptoms and info on when to call doctor.
  67. Eating Right When You Have More Than One Health Problem
  68. Diabetes: Lower Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke
  69. Heart-Healthy Eating: Fish
  70. Coronary Artery Disease and Alcohol
  71. Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
  72. Pregnancy: Headaches and Preeclampsia
  73. HELLP Syndrome and Preeclampsia
  74. Preeclampsia: Creatinine Clearance Test
  75. Preeclampsia: Expectant Management
  76. Home Test for Protein in Urine

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