What is a healthy blood pressure?
It's important to have your blood pressure checked, as high blood pressure can affect blood flow to your organs. Discover more about this simple test.
Blood pressure medication
Blood pressure medications ('hypertensives'), such as ACE inhibitors, beta blockers and diuretics can help to manage and treat 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.
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.
Low blood pressure (hypotension)
Although low blood pressure (hypotension) is better than high, it could signal an underlying condition. Consult your doctor if you have hypotension.
Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)
A rise in blood pressure in pregnancy can be the first sign of pre-eclampsia, also known as pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Beta blockers are medicines that are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), although there can be risks for some people. Find out more about the benefits and risks of using beta blockers.
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.
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.