BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure conditions can affect other bodily systems and functions, and in some cases can lead to an enlarged heart, a leading cause of heart disease. Learn about preventing, diagnosing and treating blood pressure conditions.
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How does my blood pressure level determine my treatment plan?

In many cases blood pressure levels determine the treatment plan which depends on many factors. Learn more about blood pressure levels and what it means to a person and their options for remedies.

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  • Does alcohol raise blood pressure?

    Does alcohol raise blood pressure?

    One study says that wine is good for your heart; another scoffs at the very idea. But there's no question that alcohol affects your blood pressure, although it's not as black and white as you may think. See more »

  • High Blood Pressure Numbers

    High Blood Pressure Numbers

    How do you know when your blood pressure numbers are considered high? Find out the answer to this question and more with the help of this article. See more »

  • High Blood Pressure: A Quick Overview

    High Blood Pressure: A Quick Overview

    This blood pressure quick overview is loaded with useful information that can be beneficial to anyone. Learn more about blood pressure basics and the effects it can have on you with this guide. See more »

  • Am I doing all I can do to lower my blood pressure?

    Am I doing all I can do to lower my blood pressure?

    Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can't always insure that a person will remain healthy but it most certainly one of the best things a person can do to prevent diseases from forming in the body. See more »

  • Are high blood pressure medicines for me?

    Are high blood pressure medicines for me?

    Depending on the severity of your high blood pressure you might need to consult a doctor about taking high blood pressure medications. Discover what you need to know about the medicines that can treat high blood pressure. See more »

  • Blood Pressure Medication: What is the specific type of medicine I am taking?

    Blood Pressure Medication: What is the specific type of medicine I am taking?

    Medications for treating a certain type of illness can be varied like the colors of the rainbow. Find out what you should know about the medicines that you are taking with the help of this article. See more »

  • Blood Pressure Tests: Complete Blood Count

    Blood Pressure Tests: Complete Blood Count

    Blood pressure and blood count tests obtain information from the blood. Learn more about blood pressure and blood count tests to better understand how blood works. See more »

  • Blood Pressure Tests: Electrocardiogram

    Blood Pressure Tests: Electrocardiogram

    An electrocardiogram is a test that a healthcare specialist performs on a patient to identify conditions in the heart. Find out more about this medical exam and see exactly what it can reveal. See more »

  • Blood Pressure Tests: Urinalysis

    Blood Pressure Tests: Urinalysis

    Urinalysis is a test that can reveal a disease that has gone unnoticed due to a lack of prominent symptoms usually associated with condition. Learn more about urinalysis with the information that we have gathered for you here. See more »

  • Could a medical condition cause my high blood pressure?

    Could a medical condition cause my high blood pressure?

    More often than not, one medical condition can cause another one to form. Learn more about how some medical conditions can cause a patient to develop high blood pressure. See more »

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