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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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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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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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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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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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Coronary heart disease treatment

Trusted information on coronary heart disease treatment including medicines, by-pass surgery, angioplasty and stent implantation, and links to trusted resources.

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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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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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