This healthcast is about using drugs to control your blood pressure when lifestyle changes like the DASH diet and exercise have not lowered it sufficiently (below 140/90). More detailed information will be found in my book, High Blood Pressure For Dummies.
You will learn:
- The five major classes of drugs for lowering blood pressure
- The effects and side effects of these drugs
- The modern approach to using these drugs to normalize your blood pressure
Length: 11 minutes
The advice in these Healthcasts is no subsititue for the advice of your own physician. You should make no changes in your medical care based on this advice before checking with your physician.