High Blood Pressure
Understand and Prevent High Blood Pressure
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High blood pressure with other problems
High blood pressure is rarely a singular condition. More often high BP occurs in conjunction with other medical conditions.These conditions can alter a person’s risk of stroke or heart attack (cardiovascular disease) or require ‘tailoring’ of BP drugs.
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I have had diabetes for some years. I understand I’m at greater risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack. What are the recommended treatments for somebody with diabetes and high BP?
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Problems requiring beta- or alpha-blockers
I have severe asthma and my doctor would not put me on beta-blockers for my raised BP. Why should these drugs be avoided in people with asthma?