Several classes of drugs are used to treat hypertension.
Diuretics help the kidneys get rid of excess salt and water. They are the mainstays of anti-hypertensive therapy and are often the first type of drug selected for most people with hypertension. They are also especially helpful for treating patients with heart failure, patients with isolated systolic hypertension, the elderly, and African-Americans. (African-Americans are more likely to be salt-sensitive, so they respond...Read more
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High blood pressure is a very common problem in America, with one in three adults having the condition. In addition to this, it’s... Read more »
Left untreated, hypertension will cause complications. People with untreated high blood pressure will not live as long as people with well treated... Read more »