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What is high blood pressure?

Your blood pressure is recorded in two ways; how much force the blood is pumped from the heart and how much resistance the blood vessels give. In other words, how controlled your blood flow is from your heart around the rest of your body.  ...

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ACE Inhibitors for High Blood Pressure

ACE inhibitors are the shortened name for a type of medication called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, which acts to lower blood pressure. High blood pressure is a long term condition that affects the blood vessels. 

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Which high blood pressure medication is best for me?

With so many high blood pressure treatments available, it can be hard to decide which is best. Doctors use the NICE guidelines to help them make this decision. NICE guidelines are based on research, and they tell the doctor what the most su...

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High blood pressure symptoms

High blood pressure (hypertension), can easily be measured. However, sometimes people do not realise they are suffering from high blood pressure. At times a person’s blood pressure can rise suddenly due to an underlying condition. Under such ci...

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What is the correct Lisinopril dosage?

Your doctor may recommend that you take the drug Lisinopril if you have congestive heart failure, if you suffer from hypertension or you are recovering from a cardiac arrest. By helping your blood vessels to relax, this enzyme can improve b...

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What is normal blood pressure?

Blood pressure is one of the most important characteristics of a cardiovascular system. It is a build-up of fluid pressure that is exerted on the blood vessels by the continuous flow of blood. Blood pressure is considered one of the essential vital b...

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What is Lisinopril used for?

There are certain substances, that once introduced into your body, will start to collect in the blood vessels. They won’t flow through those vessels and go to where they are needed. Instead, your body will recognise that you have too much of th...

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What causes high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is a common health issue that affects more than a billion people all over the world. Blood pressure is the pressure in our blood vessels when our heart pumps blood all over the body. Over time, there are changes in the blood vesse...