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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stroke diagnosis

Information on diagnosing and determining the causes of a stroke, including by physical examination and brain imaging, plus links to trusted resources.

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What causes of peripheral vascular disease?

Information on what are the causes and risk factors of peripheral vascular disease. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Cholesterol and lipid tests

A cholesterol (or lipid profile) test looks at the various levels of cholesterol and other fats in your blood. Learn more about this blood test from a trusted source.

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Pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs caused by one or more blood clots. Learn more about is causes and symptoms.

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