High Blood Pressure

This is where you can find information about the diagnosis and symptoms of high blood pressure. You can learn what the numbers mean and why blood pressure can vary. You can read about the causes and the frequency of high blood pressure, its contributing risk factors, such as diabetes, smoking and stress, and its consequences if left untreated. You can get information on treatment options, treatment goals and the types of drugs used to treat high blood pressure. And you can learn why combination therapy is often necessary to treat high blood pressure effectively.

Diagnosis of high blood pressure

In this section you can get a greater understanding of blood pressure, what it is exactly, what the symptoms are like, and what normal blood pressure should be.

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Insights into high blood pressure

Here you can find information on possible risk factors associated with high blood pressure.

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Consequences of high blood pressure

This section will guide you through the possible consequences of high blood pressure, and what can happen if it remains untreated.

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Treatment of high blood pressure

Here you can learn more about the treatment of high blood pressure including the types of medication that are prescribed to treat it.

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Checklists

A helpful list of things you can do to effectively control your blood pressure and questions you can ask your doctor.