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.
How to lower blood pressure
High blood pressure is common and often has no symptoms. Read these tips for keeping your blood pressure under control.
Blood pressure medication
Blood pressure medications (also known as hypertensives), such as ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, beta blockers and diuretics can help to manage and treat high blood pressure. Find out more about how these treatments work.
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.
Health benefits of sex and love
Some scientific studies suggest that love and sex can bring benefits such as lower blood pressure. Find out how cupid's arrow can boost your health.
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.
Stroke prevention through medicines and surgery
Medical treatments to prevent stroke include surgery on the carotid arteries and medication to reduce blood pressure or clotting. Find out more here.
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.
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.