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High blood pressure (hypertension)

Learn here about the causes of high blood pressure and how you can you lower your blood pressure and keep it at a healthy level.

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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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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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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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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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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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Kidney disease

Many diseases affect the kidneys, most commonly diabetes, inflammation of the kidney, and high blood pressure. Find out more on kidney disease from our trusted partners.

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Blood and blood vessels

Blood, the heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions and related conditions.

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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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Triglycerides

Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood and are usually measured along with cholesterol. Learn more about what they are and the impact of high triglyceride levels.

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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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