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High blood pressure: medical treatments and medicines

High blood pressure: medical treatments and medicines


High blood pressure - Into the future: Maintaining treatment

Q. Are there risks to taking blood pressure medicines for a long period of time?

A. There is no evidence at present that shows that taking medicines for high blood pressure over a long period of time is harmful.

However, there is lots of evidence that shows that leaving high blood pressure untreated is very harmful to your future health.





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