I recently gave a series of lectures on hypertension and have decided to write them up for the comon good. This article is an indexing article for the rest. There are many chapters which I have not written up yet, but I will eventually.
Diuretics are a method for reducing blood pressure. There are different kinds and work in different ways. They have other uses as well. This article is part of a series on hypertension based on lectures given by myself. The index article can be found here: http://www.wikinut.com/hyper...
Endocrine related hypertension is a form of secondary hypertension which is worth addressing. Different conditions are listed.
Some medications can cause hypertension as a side effect. Being aware of this can help your caregiver select the best medication for you
Sometimes hypertension has a special cause this is termed secondary hypertension