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Hypertension/high blood pressure health centre

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Treatment & care

Treating high blood pressure can take a multi-pronged approach including changes to diet, medication, and exercise. Learn more about hypertension treatment options.


Treatment for hypertension comes in many forms, from lifestyle changes to medication. Learn more from this overview about how to lower blood pressure.

You don't need to jog long distances or work up a sweat with exercise every day to lower blood pressure. Discover how easy it is to get started with these exercise tips.

Left unmanaged, stress can lead to emotional, psychological, and even physical problems, including coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Find out how to spot the warning signs of dangerous stress and how to reduce it.

Learn more about how to take blood pressure medicine properly - and why you should.

Find out more about high blood pressure and ACE inhibitor medicines.

What are alpha-blockers and how do they work in lowering blood pressure?

What you should know about ramipril side effects.

What you should know about amlodipine side effects.


Monitoring your own blood pressure is a good way to keep on top of hypertension. Learn tips on how to prepare, and step-by-step instructions for taking your own blood pressure readings.

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