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High blood pressure medication explained

High blood pressure medication explained


Most people with high blood pressure will eventually need to take blood pressure medication to help lower it.

It isn't always easy to accept high blood pressure treatment, especially if you don't feel ill. However, your medicines are doing an important job in helping to lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.

To find out more about high blood pressure treatments and medications, click on the links below:


Blood pressure medicines booklet

Our new booklet explains why you might need medicines, the different types available and finding the right ones for you. Written by experts and people who have high blood pressure.

Blood pressure medicines booklet (161.20 Kb)


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Blood pressure monitors

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High BP DVD

Your guide to living with high blood pressure. Just £10.99

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