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Effects of High Blood Pressure on your Body

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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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Diabetes and the effects of high blood pressure

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Diabetes

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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Kidney problems

 I have had some kidney problems recently and I am worried about now having to be treated for raised BP. What will I be given?

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Cholesterol Numbers - Mayo Clinic

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Raised cholesterol levels

I have had a lipid test recently and my cholesterol levels were found to be on the high side. Will this be a problem in my treatment for high BP?

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Beta Blockers

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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?

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