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What is a healthy blood pressure?

Trusted information on a healthy blood pressure , including what it is, high blood pressure, low blood pressure and how to lower your blood pressure.

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High blood pressure (hypertension)

Trusted information on high blood pressure (hypertension), including what it is, causes and risk factors, symptoms, treatments and how to prevent it

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Low blood pressure (hypotension)

Trusted information on low blood pressure (hypotension), including what it is, signs and symptoms, causes, when to see a doctor and treatments.

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How to lower blood pressure

Trusted information on lowering your blood pressure and keeping it at healthy levels including exercise, healthy eating, losing weight and medicines.

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Blood pressure medication

Blood pressure medication - ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, diuretics - help treat high blood pressure. Read more about how they work.

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Stroke prevention through medicines and surgery

Trusted information on medical treatment to prevent stroke, include surgery on the carotid arteries and medication to reduce blood pressure or prevent blood clotting.

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Peripheral vascular disease diagnosis

Information on Peripheral vascular disease diagnosis and tests, plus links to trusted resources.

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Calcium

Trusted information about calcium from leading Australian health organisations, including links to calcium scoring and blood pressure medication.

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Kidneys

The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.

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Beta blockers

Beta blockers are medicines that treat high blood pressure. However they can also pose other health risks for those who are taking other medications. Find out more about the risks of using beta blockers.

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Adrenal glands

The adrenal glands are two endocrine glands sitting on top of each kidney. They form part of the body's hormonal system. They produce several hormones that are involved in controlling your blood pressure, metabolism and your body's response to stress.

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