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Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)

Trusted information on pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) including what it is, symptoms, treatment, and managing it.

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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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High blood pressure (hypertension)

Learn about the causes of high blood pressure (often called 'hypertension') and how you can you lower your blood pressure and keep it at a healthy level.

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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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What is a healthy blood pressure?

Your blood pressure varies from day to day, even moment to moment. Most doctors would say that a healthy blood pressure is higher than 90/60 mm/Hg but lower than about 140/90.

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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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Conn's syndrome

Conn's syndrome is a condition where the body makes too much of the hormone aldosterone. It’s a common cause of hypertension but it can be managed and treated.

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Brain diseases

A healthy brain is quick and efficient. Problems like inflammation, loss of brain cells, tumours, trauma and age-related diseases can change that. Learn more.

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Encephalopathy

The word encephalopathy describes any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss.

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Kidney disease symptoms

Kidney disease can cause many different problems. Find out more about the problems kidney disease can cause by reading trusted information from our partners.

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Kidney disease diagnosis

Diagnosing kidney disease requires a number of tests. You can find out more by reading about diagnosing kidney disease.

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