What is a healthy blood pressure?
It's important to have your blood pressure checked, as your blood pressureaffects blood flow to your organs. Discover more about this simple test.
Blood pressure medication
Blood pressure medicines ('antihypertensives'), such as ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers and diuretics help manage high blood pressure.
How to lower your blood pressure
High blood pressure is common but often has no symptoms. Get tips to keep your blood pressure under control, including through lifestyle changes and medication.
Low blood pressure (hypotension)
Although low blood pressure (hypotension) is better than high, it can cause troublesome symptoms or be the sign of an underlying problem.
High blood pressure (hypertension)
High blood pressure affects around 1 in 3 Australian adults, so it's important to know your risk of hypertension and how to prevent it.
Salt and sodium
Excess salt can raise your blood pressure, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke. Here's how to reduce your salt (sodium) intake.
Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women usually during the second half of pregnancy or immediately after delivery.
Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure and more.
Heart and cardiovascular conditions
Learn more about the conditions that affect your heart and cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, angina and heart disease.
The kidneys’ main functions are to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and help control your blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.