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  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a weak area in the aorta swells up like a balloon. It can cause…

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  • Beta-Blockers for Heart Problems

    Beta-blockers are medicine used to treat heart problems and high blood pressure. Learn the benefits and side effects of taking…

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  • The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

    Many health problems improve with healthy eating. Doctors recommend the DASH diet to lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol…

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  • High Blood Pressure

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of high blood pressure (also called hypertension).

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  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

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  • Pregnancy-induced Hypertension

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications of high blood pressure during pregnancy and pregnancy-induced hypertension.

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  • Nosebleeds

    Learn about nosebleeds and how to treat them.

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  • HELLP Syndrome

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of HELLP syndrome, a rare but serious illness in pregnancy.

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  • Metabolic Syndrome

    Learn about the metabolic syndrome and how it is treated.

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  • Using an Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor

    To better track your blood pressure, your doctor may ask you to wear an ambulatory blood pressure monitor. Learn about…

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  • Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    Lifestyle changes can help you lower your blood pressure. Learn how to get started.

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  • High Blood Pressure Medicines

    Learn about medicines used to treat high blood pressure.

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